02.12.09 Sting to perform with Chicago Symphony Orchestra, May 19...


In a one-night-only performance on May 19, 2009, Sting will join the world renown Chicago Symphony Orchestra in a program featuring the artist's greatest hits arranged for orchestra. On that evening, the CSO will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Corporate Night, an event where corporate executives and guests enjoy pre-concert dinner and cocktails throughout Symphony Center followed by this extraordinary performance. Corporate Night 2009 is certain to be an evening to remember and all proceeds go to support the world's best and Chicago's own Chicago Symphony Orchestra.
Sting and Edin Karamazov performed in Belgrade on February 8. Sting told Blic that "On Monday I plan to enter the studio and start recording a new album. I still have no idea how the album will sound, but there is beauty in that uncertainty..."
Please join Chris Botti on Amazon.com Wednesday, February 11 at 6pm Eastern (3pm Pacific) to chat live! He will answer any of your questions and discuss his favourite romantic Valentine's Day songs. Chris's new DVD recorded last year with the Boston Pops and entitled 'Chris Botti in Boston' is due for release on March 31 and among the many sparkling guests are Sting, Dominic Miller and Josh Groban...
In support of the critically-acclaimed album, 'Songs From the Labyrinth', Sting and Edin Karamazov will perform three concerts in February in Belgrade, Romania and Zagreb...
The hits just keep coming in 'The Police: Certifiable', the heavy-rocking concert film of The Police's historic reunion tour stop in Buenos Aires, premiering this March on THIRTEEN's Great Performances (check local listings). Presented in 5.1 digital surround sound on PBS HD, the special captures Andy Summers, Stewart Copeland and Sting - better known as The Police - performing to the record crowd that packed River Plate Stadium to hear such band favorites as 'Roxanne', 'Message in a Bottle' and 'Every Breath You Take'...
Sting is reportedly worth £200m. If you accept that his fortune was built primarily on the writing of 10 key hit singles of roughly four minutes each in length, that works out, on an admittedly crude measure, at £5m per minute of music. That's luck, some say. Well, yes, undoubtedly. But it is also about skill: in the late 1970s and early 1980s, Sting possessed an uncanny knack for coming up with songs that resonated both with mainstream radio and with rock audiences: by the time the Police went their separate ways in 1984, they were the biggest band in the world...