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Australian Philharmonic Orchestra for Andrea Bocelli Tour


Australian Philharmonic Orchestra Announces It Will Tour with Andrea Bocelli in 2014

1st May 2014: The Australian Philharmonic Orchestra has today announced it will be touring both Australia and New Zealand with legendary tenor, Andrea Bocelli. Led by internationally renowned opera conductor Eugen Kohn, the 69-piece orchestra will be touring Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth this September. This will in fact be the first time The Australian Philharmonic Orchestra have performed in New Zealand.

In each city, the legendary tenor will also be accompanied by 60 piece local choirs including The Auckland Choral, The Brisbane Chorale, The Sydney Philharmonia Choir, the Ashton Smith Singers (Melbourne), the Elder Conservatorium Chorale (Adelaide) and the West Australian Symphony Chorale.

The concerts will each be a two-part performance, featuring a selection of classical opera arias and songs, as well as hits from Andrea Bocelli’s latest album “Passione”- a collection of the world’s most beautiful love songs.

With one of the most recognisable voices in modern music, Andrea Bocelli is a global icon who has forged a career spanning almost 20 years, selling a staggering 80 million records worldwide. Bocelli last toured in Australia in 2008, performing sell-out arena concerts to an audience of over 65,000.

PERFORMANCE INFORMATION
Auckland Vector ArenaSeptember 11th
Brisbane Entertainment CentreSeptember 14th
Sydney Allphones ArenaSeptember 16th
Adelaide Entertainment CentreSeptember 18th
Melbourne Rod Laver ArenaSeptember 21st
Perth ArenaSeptember 24th

Tickets are now on sale via www.andreabocelli.com/tickets or Ticketek.com.au in Australia and Ticketmaster.co.nz in New Zealand with prices starting at $99.00 per person.

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