Sat, 30 Oct|
The Music of Elton John: 50 Years of 'Your Song'
50 Years of ‘Your Song’ is a symphonic celebration of the subsequent years of music-making by the multi-award-winning singer, pianist and composer.
Time & Location
30 Oct 2021, 19:30
Manchester, The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley St, Manchester M2 3WS, UK
About the Event
Saturday 30 October 2021 - 7.30pm Approximate running time including interval: 2 hours Tuning Up - 6.30pm in the stalls foyer Pre-concert foyer music performed by students of the RNCM Popular Music course. - Free to concert ticket holders The concert includes: Rocket Man; Goodbye Yellow Brick Road; Your Song; Candle in the Wind; Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word; Circle of Life; I’m Still Standing; Part-Time Love; Something About the Way You Look Tonight; Don’t Go Breaking My Heart; Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me; Saturday Night’s Alright for Fighting and many more.
Conductor Richard Balcombe
Featuring: George King, piano Graham Bickley, vocalist Stuart Matthew Price, vocalist Patrick Smyth, vocalist Abbie Osmon, vocalist Presented by GRB Concerts.
In October 1970, Elton John released ‘Your Song’, written with his long-time collaborator Bernie Taupin, which has since been inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. 50 Years of ‘Your Song’ is a symphonic celebration of the subsequent years of music-making by the multi-award-winning singer, pianist and composer. Elton John has sold more than 300 million records, had more than 50 Top 40 hits, won five Grammy Awards, five Brit Awards and is an Academy, Golden Globe and Tony Award winner.