Posts Tagged ‘ Sting ’
At the first of his two Red Rocks concerts with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Sting was a consummate showman and a willful storyteller Wednesday night. Dressed in black and holding court at the center of Red Rocks’ mammoth stage, the rock artist made sure the sold-out audience felt special at this showcase stop of his Symphonicity tour. Check out our slideshow from the evening here.
Let’s call it Sting with Strings! The Police frontman will tour with London’s Royal Philharmonic this summer, including a date at Morrison’s famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre. It’s incredibly rare to see the London-based Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra in these parts of the United States, but the 45-piece orchestra — under the leadership of maestro Steven Mercurio — will play a string of North American dates backing up Sting, promoter Live Nation announced today. And yes, there’s a Colorado date in there — at Red Rocks, [...]
[photopress:01_DPweb_Colvin_Storey_PJEYE.jpg,full,pp_image] Shawn Colvin proved the merit of her back-to-basics approach at Chautauqua Auditorium on Monday. Photos by Mark T. Osler. There are certain venues, certain concerts, that seem to be what summer memories are made of. Red Rocks in Morrison is certainly one of those; Chautauqua Auditorium in Boulder is definitely another. Is there any better way to spend a lazy summer evening than in the shadow of the Flatirons listening to music in a venue that is listed on the National Register of Historic [...]