03.18.11 Two New Performances in Eastern Europe Confirmed for the 2011 Symphonicity Tour...
Live Nation is pleased to announce that Sting will perform in Russia and Belarus as part of the celebrated Symphonicity world tour, which has been extended to include concerts throughout Europe this summer. On June 13, 2011, the Symphonicity tour will appear at the Olimpsiki in Moscow and on June 27 at the Minsk Arena in Minsk. Following sold-out performances across North America, Europe and Australia, Symphonicity finds Sting performing his greatest hits re-imagined for symphonic arrangement, accompanied by a symphony orchestra and band, conducted by Sarah Hicks.
Fan Club presales will begin at 10am (local time) on Tuesday, March 22. Legacy Fan Club members will be given a one hour advance window followed by presales to all members beginning at 11am (local time). Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, March 25 at 10am (local time).
SYMPHONICITY SUMMER TOUR 2011 ITINERARY:
06 Jun - Piata Constitutiei, Bucharest, Romania
07 Jun - Georgi Asparuhov Stadium, Sofia, Bulgaria
08 Jun - Belgrade Arena, Belgrade, Serbia
10 Jun - Stozice Arena, Llubljana, Slovenia
11 Jun - Schwarlz Freizeitzentrum, Graz, Austria
13 Jun - Olimpsiki, Moscow, Russia
18 Jun - Ergo Arena Gdansk/Sopot, Gdansk, Poland
22 Jun - Warsteiner HockeyPark, MÃ¶nchengladbach, Germany
23 Jun - Arena in Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
25 Jun - Schloss Salem, Salem, Germany
27 Jun - Minsk Arena, Minsk, Belarus
29 Jun - Zimny Stadion Ondreja Nepelu, Bratislava, Slovakia
30 Jun - Budapest Arena, Budapest, Hungary
09 Jul - Moon & Stars Festival, Locarno, Switzerland
11 Jul - Montreux Jazz Festival, Montreux, Switzerland
18 Jul - SAP Arena, Mannheim, Germany
19 Jul - Olympiahalle, Munich, Germany
22 Jul - Poupet Festival, St. Malo Du Bois, France
23 Jul - Nimes Festival, Nimes, France
25 Jul - Monte Carlo Sporting Club Festival, Monte Carlo, Monaco
29 Jul - Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy
30 Jul - Cavea dell'Auditorium Parco della, Rome, Italy
Itinerary subject to change.
Additional cities and venues to be confirmed.
Classic Sting - Sting is now venturing into classical pop for his Symphonicity tour. All but one of the 60-plus musicians have made it to rehearsals at the Zenith, a cavernous concert venue on the outskirts of Nantes in western France. With the evening's sold-out performance due to start in a couple of hours, the sound check is going ahead without him...
Live Nation is pleased to announce that Sting will extend his critically-acclaimed Symphonicity world tour with concerts in Italy this summer. Following sold-out performances across North America, Europe and Australia, Symphonicity finds Sting performing his greatest hits re-imagined for symphonic arrangement. On July 29, 2011, the Symphonicity tour will appear at the Piazza San Marco in Venice, accompanied by the Orchestra Sinfonica di Venezia, as part of the Venezia Jazz Festival. On July 30, Sting will perform at the Cavea dell'Auditorium Parco della Musica in Rome, accompanied by the Ensemble Symphony Orchestra, as part of the summer event Luglio Suona Bene 2011. Both concerts will be conducted by Sarah Hicks.
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