Academy of St. Martin in the Fields with Murray Perahia
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All offers for The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra have expired.
The last date listed for The Academy of St. Martin in the Fields Orchestra was Friday October 31, 2003 / 8:00pm.
Currently at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Segerstrom Hall:
- Full Price:
- $56.00 - $86.00
- Our Price:
- $29.50 - $46.00
For his Segerstrom Center debut, the "King of Romance" will sing his greatest hits, including "Release Me" and "Quando, Quando, Quando," as well as perform a virtual duet with Sir Elton John and other songs from his latest album, Engelbert Calling, his first duets CD. With four Grammy nominations, 24 platinum records, 63 gold records, a Golden Globe Award for Entertainer of the Year and a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Engelbert Humperdinck is a legend in the music industry. The "premier voice of the 20th century" (London Times) -- he's sold more than 150 million records to date -- has recorded everything from romantic ballads like "After the Lovin'" to the platinum-selling song "Lesbian Seagull" from Beavis and Butt-Head Do America. Learn More
Quotes & Highlights
“Experience the tightly knit playing, cohesive sound and palpable esprit de corps of one of the world’s premiére chamber ensembles.” —BBC Music Magazine
The Academy won a Grammy Award for Best Instrumental Soloist(s) Performance (with Orchestra) in 2003.
Murray Perahia is “one of the world’s greatest pianists.” —Daily Telegraph (London)
The Academy has grown to encompass many different forms – from chamber group to symphony-sized orchestra and chorus.
What endures is that the Academy players are drawn from the cream of musical talent, producing a richness of sound and virtuosic skill recognized the world over.
The Academy is perhaps best known for recording the Mozart music used in the Oscar-winning Best Picture Amadeus.Projected Program:
(arranged for string orchestra by Sir Colin Davis and David Matthew)