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About Tesoro

Beautiful Tenor/Soprano classical crossover duo bringing the feeling of a Venetian summer alive.
Classical duo
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Tesoro (italian) meaning treasure Hello and welcome, we are Tesoro, a classical crossover duo comprising of Simon Long (Tenor) and Karen Barnett (Soprano) with over 40years of performing experience between us. Our performances include songs and arias from the likes of Andrea Bocelli, Katherine Jenkins, Pavarotti, Sarah Brightman, Mario Lanza and Maria Calas, plus many more songs from the world of opera, musicals, film, neapolitan swing and jazz. Perfect music for any celebration, any time of the year (including Christmas) weddings, birthdays, garden parties, Italian nights, wine circle evenings, sunday lunches.....we can cater for you. If music be the food of love.......play on.

Classical, Christmas, Traditional church music, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Jazz, Cabaret, Swing, Easy listening, Light music, Vintage, French music, Italian music
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Corporate event, Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Charity event, Theatre / Show, Recording session, Concert, Birthday party, New Year's Eve, Christmas party
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Song list

Nessun Dorma
O Mio Babbino Caro
E Lucevan le Stella
Voi che Sapete
Classical Crossover:
Time to Say Goodbye
E Piu ti Penso
Requiem for a Soldier
Perfect (Andrea Bocelli/Ed Shearan)
Senza Cantane
The Prayer
The Rose
You Raise Me Up
A Thousand Years
Ave Maria
World in Union
Musical Theatre:
Think of Me/Phantom of the Opera medley (Phantom)
All I Ask of You (Phantom)
Wishing You Were Somehow Here Again (Phantom)
I Dreamed a Dream (Le Mis)
Bring Him Home (Les Mis)
Empty Chairs at Empty Tables (Le Mis)
Maria (West Side Story)
Pie Jesu
Feed the Birds (Mary Poppins)
Memory (Cats)
You Must Love Me (Evita)
Never Enough (Greatest Showman)
Send in the Clowns (A Little Night Music)
Proms Style:
Rule Britannia
Land of Hope and Glory
There'll Always be an England
Bond Themes:
Diamonds are Forever
From Russia with Love
We Have All the Time in the World
Neapolitan Swing/Popular Classics:
Speak Softly Love
On Days Like These
O Sole Mio
La Vie En Rose
Non, Je Ne Regrette
My Way
Requiem for a Soldier
We'll Meet Again
White Cliffs of Dover
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Land of Hop and Glory
There'll Always be an England
Silent Night
Deck the Halls
O Holy Night
Let It Snow
Walking in the Air
Do You Hear What I Hear
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
Merry Christmas Darling
When a Child is Born
Winter Wonderland
Baby it's Cold Outside
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
plus many more
Customer questions

Do you have different line-up options?

We can travel with a small choir (approx 8persons)

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

We always play background music during our break and after our sets (approx 15mins at most whilst packing down

How much time do you need to set up?

Depending on space 25minutes maximum

Can you roam around while you perform?

Not under current guidelines but we can discuss if needed

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?


Can you learn song requests before the event?

We would need at least 6weeks for this and it will depend if we can source or create a backing track


From customers:


Beautiful voices. Thank you so much for such a wonderful afternoon in Alverstoke. We will definitely be booking you again.

Mark S

Wow.......just wow! How lovely to sit outside in the sunshine and listen to such fantastic singing. Thank you.