ON THIS DAY...
2018: Sting was a guest performer at the Rob Mathes Holiday Conert at Purchase College, New York.
2016: Sting & Trudie hosted the Rainforest Benefit Concert at Carnegie Hall, New York. Guest performers included Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor and Darlene Love.
2015: Sting performed a 'Symphonicities' benefit concert at Carnegie Hall in New York.
2014: Sting appeared as Jackie White in 'The Last Ship' at the Neil Simon Theatre in New York.
2010: Sting recorded a TV special in Moscow for later broadcast on new year's eve.
2006: Sting and Edin Karamazov performed at a Gala for Jose Carreras in Berlin, Germany.
2001: Sting performed at the Aladdin Hotel in Las Vegas, USA.
1996: Sting performed at the Forest Nationaal in Brussels, Belgium.
1989: Sting appeared as Macheath in the '3 Penny Opera' at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York.
1983: The Police performed at the Royal Centre in Nottingham, England.
1981: The Police performed at Wembley Arena in London, England.
1980: The Police performed at the New York City Disco in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
"As musicians, we merely create a frame for silence; the real music is nothing. The geniuses of music, like Bach and Miles Davis, used silence beautifully; they were not about using as many notes as possible. They knew that playing almost nothing can be the most elegant and eloquent thing to do."