Gig: Stacey Kent – Liverpool Philharmonic – 21 June 2009

Posted on: Monday, Jun 1, 2009

Stacey Kent

Sunday, 21 June 2009 7.30pm

Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Tickets: £18, £23

Direct from her US dates, Grammy Award nominee, Stacey Kent, brings her award winning style and jazz prowess to the Phil.

‘Stacey Kent is an excellent singer… classy and highly recommendable’ – THE DAILY TELEGRAPH

‘Full marks’ – SUNDAY TIME

‘Delightful’ – MOJO * * * *

Multi-Award winning US jazz singer, Stacey Kent, comes to the Phil, fresh on the back of global success with her latest album Breakfast On the Morning Tram.

A recent addition to the Blue Note roster, Kent boasts six best-selling albums and a string of awards, including the British Jazz Award, The BBC Jazz Award for ‘Best Vocalist,’ and Album of the Year (for The Lyric).

Breakfast On the Morning Tram has gone gold in France and Germany, and was nominated for a 2009 Grammy. It is a mixture of classic standards and new songs written by husband and saxophonist, Jim Tomlinson, in collaboration with award winning novelist, and now lyricist, Kazuo Ishiguro.

A CELEBRITY FAVOURITE

Clint Eastwood invited Stacey to sing at his 70th birthday party, Michael Parkinson invited Stacey to sing on his television show, as did Sir David Frost, who asked her to join him one Sunday morning, to sing a song and review the morning papers with him on Breakast with Frost and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler, in a recent interview, listed Stacey, alongside Willie Nelson, as being among his favourite singers.

EXCLUSIVE NORTH-WEST DATE

Performing limited UK dates, Stacey is excited to be playing Liverpool Philharmonic Hall as her only regional date.

To purchase tickets, please call the box office on 0151 709 3789 or order online at www.liverpoolphil.com

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