05.19.09 Sting performs classic tunes with Chicago Symphony Orchestra at fundraising show...
Tonight, May 19, Sting joined members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at its annual Corporate Night for their fundraising efforts in providing vital support for CSO programs and audience development initiatives. Earlier Sting said "I look forward to performing with the world-class musicians from the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in celebration and support of such an important cultural icon. Collaborating with artists of this calibre and sharing the experience with so many music students is incredibly inspiring."
The full set list for which Sting was also joined by Dominic Miller, David Sancious, Christian McBride and Vinnie Colaiuta was:
Overture to Candide
If I Ever Lose My Faith In You
Fields Of Gold
Englishman In New York
A Thousand Years
My One And Only Love
Consider Me Gone
Lullaby To An Anxious Child
Fortress Around Your Heart
Moon Over Bourbon Street
Mad About You
Every Breath You Take
More than 200 music students and teachers from local high schools and colleges will attend Corporate Night free of charge. Proceeds from Corporate Night support CSO programs and audience development initiatives. Sting with Dominic Miller, David Sancious, Vinnie Colaiuta, Christian McBride and members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra conducted by Dave Hartley...
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