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Barbra Streisand Live



Barbra Streisand 

In what the New York Daily News described as “The Hottest Ticket In Town” and whom the Huffington Post called “The Greatest Star by Far,” Barbra Streisand will bring her spectacular stage show to Europe this summer for four exclusive engagements it was confirmed today by Live Nation Global Touring and S2BN Entertainment.

Appearing for the first time ever in Cologne and Amsterdam and returning to London and Paris for the first time in over six years, Barbra Streisand Live is a magical evening of timeless hits, combining her elegant voice, with self-deprecating humour and charming banter.

Surrounded by a full orchestra and with special guests Chris Botti, her son Jason Gould, and sister Roslyn Kind, all of whom performed last year on Back to Brooklyn, Streisand’s highly successful North American tour, Barbra Streisand Live promises and delivers a truly enchanting evening.

This summer’s tour dates include performances starting in London, 1 June at the O2 Arena, followed by concerts in Amsterdam 6 June at the Ziggo Dome, Paris on 10 June at Bercy and Cologne on 12 June at Lanxess Arena. Additional dates and venues to be announced.

The most accomplished female recording artist ever, Barbra Streisand has received 10 Grammys—including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement and Grammy Legend Awards—51 gold albums, 30 platinum albums, and 13 multi-platinum albums. According to the RIAA, Barbra Streisand is the #1 best selling female recording artist in history and the only woman to make the Top 10 all time best selling artists list.

An artist of unparalleled accomplishments in multiple entertainment fields, Streisand has made her mark as an award winning actress of stage and screen, recording artist, concert performer, film director, producer, screenwriter, songwriter, philanthropist, designer, photographer, author and activist.

Barbra Streisand is the only artist ever to receive an Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards as well as France’s Legion d’Honneur and the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award. She is, in fact, the recipient of 2 Oscars, 5 Emmys, 10 Grammys, a Tony and 12 Golden Globes including the Cecil B. DeMille Award. She is also the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors. The three films she directed received 14 Oscar nominations.

Tickets go on sale 9am on Friday 22 March (subject to booking fee) and are available from www.livenation.co.uk or www.ticketmaster.co.uk

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