Westham look for musical inspiration

West Ham United are turning to Icelandic opera singer Gardar Thor Cortes for some musical inspiration before they do battle with Chelsea on Wednesday.A must win game for both teams – The Hammers have five games to move out from the relegation zone while the Blues cannot afford to drop points in their bid to keep the pressure on leaders Manchester United.Chelsea have been on song for quite a while now and so West Ham have gone looking for one too…!Cortes is a compatriot of West Ham’s Icelandic chairman Eggert Magnusson.He will sing Hammers anthem “I’m forever blowing bubbles” and “Nessun Dorma” — an aria from Giacomo Puccini’s opera Turandot — before kickoff at Upton Park. Pavarotti and friends can be seen and heard singing “Nessun Dorma” below.The aria was used by the BBC as the theme tune for their coverage of the 1990 World Cup in Italy.

Gardar Cortes can be seen singing “Nella Fantasia” here…

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