In addition tohis solo work on the album, Domingo has also collaborated with some of themost exciting vocal talents in music including Andrea Bocelli, Josh Groban,Vanessa Williams and Katherine Jenkins. The CD also features a moving duetwith Domingo's son, Placido Jr. Deutsche Grammophon will release AmoreInfinito on March 10th.Before Karol Wojtyla became Pope John Paul II, he began writing poetry duringhis years as a quarry worker, playwright, actor, seminary student and priest.Now Placido Domingo, out of deep respect and reverence for "the greatest humanbeing I have ever known," has created this collection of songs as a personalaffirmation of faith, and a tribute to the late Polish pontiff. It was after Domingo's last performance for John Paul II at the Vatican thatthe legendary tenor expressed to His Holiness a wish to select some of hispoems for musical setting.The iconic singer, along with a group of composers- including Domingo's son Placido Jr.
"This recording has enormoussignificance for me," says Placido Domingo.Of the experience, Josh Groban commented, "As a young singer, it is a joy tonot only participate in a duet with such a magnificent voice as Placido's, butalso to be witness to what a kind soul and consummate musician he is.Everymoment in the studio with him was like a master class and I am very proud tohave this beautiful collaboration on record."Andrea Bocelli also commented,"I had the privilege of singing many times for Pope John Paul II, and was veryhappy that a giant of our time such as Placido invited me to participate inthis new recording. Now the words of His Holiness, and these beautifulmelodies, will touch the hearts of music lovers everywhere through the greatvoice of Placido Domingo." The heartfelt songs on Amore Infinito soar under the orchestration of JorgeCalandrelli - a central figure in the production of the album, and areperformed by the London Symphony Orchestra under Nick Ingman.SOURCEDecca Label GroupOlga Makrias, Decca Label Group, 1-212-333-1485, , orJodie Thomas, Decca Label Group, 1-212-333-8311, . Online Travel Pioneer Alex Zoghlin 'Moves' Into Real Estate Industry, NamedCEO of Real Estate Media/Marketing Company, VHT, Inc.CHICAGO, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire/ VHT, Inc., () a leading fullservice provider of Visual Marketing Services designed for the Real EstateIndustry, today announced the addition of Alex Zoghlin, 38, founder and CTO ofOrbitz and founder of multiple other successful start-ups, to thecompany's management team as Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
Zoghlin is recognized as one of the Internet's most influential minds, and iswell-known and respected throughout the industry for building companies withcutting-edge and easy-to-use Web-based technologies. He began his career in1995 as the founder and CEO of Web site development firm Neoglyphics MediaCorporation, which he later sold to Renaissance Worldwide.In 1999, hefounded Sportsgear , an online virtual distribution company for smallsporting goods retailers, which he sold to GSI one year later. InAugust 2008, VHT received its most recent round of venture funding. Led byHopewell Ventures, which made its initial investment in 2007, the latestfunding will enable VHT to further develop its innovative andsoon-to-be-released technology solutions.For example, Zoghlin's experience will be instrumental in VHT's latestinitiative, the Real Estate Media Marketplace (), a one-stop time and money savingsWeb-based platform where real estate professionals and brokerages can purchaseand manage media and marketing services from a broad spectrum of leadingproviders, including Web, print, TV, wireless and direct mail media outlets."The current economic climate and the explosion of new media and marketingoptions is challenging for real estate professionals. In times like these,successful companies identify innovative ways to reinvent themselves andincrease productivity, which is why I was drawn to VHT.I'm excited to beable to leverage my experience in creating online solutions that will help VHTand its client roster of market leaders," said Zoghlin."Alex brings to VHT a proven track record in leading and developing highgrowth technology companies. I'm thrilled to have him join us and lead VHT aswe continue to leverage the tremendous growth opportunities inherent in ourbusiness model," said Brian Balduf, VHT Co-Founder and Chairman.While attending the University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, Zoghlin was anoriginal member of the renowned Project Mosaic Web team, helping to developthe first Internet Web server/browser. Zoghlin also served for eight years inthe United States Navy (four active and four reserves) as an encryptionspecialist.About VHT, Inc.Founded in 1999, VHT is the leading full service provider of Visual MarketingServices specially designed for the Real Estate Industry.
Proudly serving over75,000 Real Estate Professionals nationwide with stunning photography, videoproperty tours, visual marketing tools, high-end multi-media presentations,and expansive distribution services, VHT combines world-class client servicewith extensive capabilities and state-of-the-art technology to produce thefinest Visual Marketing Services available. Through this combination, VHT'sVisual Marketing programs have proven to cut tens of thousands of dollars inadvertising expenses, increase leads by over 100, and vastly improveproductivity for our clients.About Hopewell VenturesHopewell Ventures () is a regionally focused $110million venture capital fund led by a team with over a century of experienceinvesting in growing Midwestern companies. Hopewell has invested in companiesincluding: iTRACS, CSMG, InStadium, National Pasteurized Eggs, PioneerSurgical Technologies, SageQuest, Inc., Helios Coatings, Symbios MedicalProducts, Emergent Game Technologies, Mersive Technologies and VHT, Inc.TLContact, an early investment, was acquired by Steve Case's Revolution HealthGroup, and is currently part of Waterfront Media.SOURCEVHT, Inc.Kendra Thornton, 1-773-525-6110, , for VHT, Inc.. NitroView Integration Answers Market Demand for Lower Total Cost of Ownershipand Improved Enterprise-wide SecurityPORTSMOUTH, N.H.(Business Wire)NitroSecurity, Inc., a leading provider of network and information securitysolutions, today announced that NitroView is now fully integrated to provide theindustrys first database activity monitoring and security informationmanagement solution. Users can now reduce the cost and inefficiency ofstandalone products and improve their security protection and compliance bydetecting, tracking and responding to abnormal or malicious activity across theentire enterprise.