WITH HIS BAND & PHILHARMONIA AUSTRALIA
Grammy legend Michael Bolton fills the Sydney Opera House with soulful classics, power ballads and arias, accompanied by his band and the magnificent fifty three piece orchestra, Philharmonia Australia, on Saturday 21 April 2012.
Accolades for Michael's artistic achievements include two Grammys for Best Pop Male Vocal Performance, six American Music Awards, twenty four BMI & ASCAP Awards, nine Million-Air Awards, Hitmakers Songwriter of the Year Award and a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
Michael's diverse musical interests have produced eight Top Ten studio albums and nine #1 singles across Pop, Jazz & Classical charts, with global sales of more than fifty three million.
The six time Platinum album Soul Provider gave Michael his first Grammy for the #1 single How Am I Supposed To Live Without You and hits with Soul Provider, How Can We Be Lovers and When I'm Back On My Feet Again.
His second Grammy blockbuster, When A Man Loves A Woman, featured on the #1 albumTime, Love & Tenderness and hit singles were also the title track, Steel Bars, Love Is A Wonderful Thing and Missing you Now.
More hits followed with To Love Somebody and Reach Out I'll Be There,That's What Love Is All About, the Grammy nominated Said I Loved You…But I Lied, the tribute Bolton Swings Sinatra and thealbum of arias, My Secret Passion, which remained at #1 for a record breaking six weeks on the classical charts.
A prolific songwriter, Michael has written for over one hundred artists and penned #1 hits for Barbra Streisand, Cher, KISS, Kenny G and Laura Branigan, collaborated with Lady Gaga, Ne-Yo and Dianne Warren and is one of the few to have co-written with Bob Dylan, which resulted in the mega hit, Steel Bars.
Michael's latest collaborations include duets with Delta Goodrem, Eva Cassidy, Seal and others on his Gems album and Emmy nominated, Jack Sparrow ( with The Lonely Island), first exposed on Saturday Night Live and now viral with over fifty million YouTube hits.
This year's People Magazine "Sexiest Man In His Fifties" is currently on a world tour and pays homage to Luciano Pavarotti at each concert with the aria Nessun dorma. Michael has also sung with Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras and Renee Fleming, played guitar with BB King and earned a Grammy nomination for his cover of Georgia On My Mind, which was performed with Ray Charles at the jazz greats induction to the Hall of Fame.
If your Secret Passion is Michael Bolton, don't miss this sensational night with his band and Philharmonia Australia, on Saturday 21 April at the Sydney Opera House.
SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE IS AN ALL AGES VENUE.
Venue: Concert Hall
Dates: Saturday 21 April
Duration: 2.5 hours with one 20 minute interval
14 April - Jupiters Hotel and Casino Theatre Broadbeach (ticketmaster)
17 April - Perth Convention and Exhibition Centre (ticketek)
24 April - Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre (ticketek)
27 April - Regent Theatre Victoria - (ticketmaster)