03.08.10 Check out Sting in the Handsome Men's Club...




Click above to watch The Handsome Men's Club from Jimmy Kimmel's After The Awards show...

It was truly a Super Thursday evening with the Derrinstown Stud-sponsored Super racecard kicking off the final weekend of racing of the Dubai International Racing Carnival and a post-race concert by the Sting. The concert, which began at midnight, at the magnificent newly-built Meydan at Nad Al Sheba saw the 16 Grammy Award-winning singer perform a greatest hits filled set of his solo material as well as classics from The Police...
"I was brought up in the '50s, when there was only one radio station really - BBC Radio - so you could hear everything, from Beethoven's Fifth to music hall to the Beatles. I grew up with the taste that music was universal and not necessarily this ghettoized... this tribal ghetto. Although there are qualitative differences between music forms, and certainly skill differences, it's basically the same building blocks. And so I approach music that way. I have a great deal of respect for classical music - and awe, sometimes. Nonetheless I see it as a language that I can communicate in, and certainly be reached by..."
I was brought up in the '50s, when there was only one radio station really - BBC Radio - so you could hear everything, from Beethoven's Fifth to music hall to the Beatles. I grew up with the taste that music was universal and not necessarily this ghettoized... this tribal ghetto. Although there are qualitative differences between music forms, and certainly skill differences, it's basically the same building blocks. And so I approach music that way. I have a great deal of respect for classical music - and awe, sometimes...
Musician, actor, activist, philanthropist, tantric sex enthusiast and probably everything else you associate with being awesome, Sting has done it all. The man is simply put, a chameleon. But even for someone with his versatility, his current project sounds like a total mind trip. Twin Spirits is the re-imagining of one of German composer Robert Schumann's most celebrated works. It's Sting (a classical music enthusiast) and his wife Trudie Styler, onstage, together as Schumann and the piano prodigy Clara respectively, reenacting the process of falling in love...
New concert dates in Portland, Concord, San Diego, Irvine, Las Vegas, Atlanta, Montreal, Boston & Bethel were just added to the forthcoming An Evening With Sting Featuring The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra Conducted By Steven Mercurio presented by Xerox North American tour...