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Katie Melua Announces Winter 2018 Tour Featuring Gori Women's Choir

Katie Melua Announces Winter 2018 Tour Featuring Gori Women's Choir

 Katie Melua Announces Winter 2018 European Tour Featuring Gori Women’s Choir

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Multi award-winning recording artist Katie Melua has announced an extensive European tour for winter 2018, including 13 UK dates.

 

Katie will be joined by a cast of stellar musicians, as well as members of Gori Women’s Choir who featured on the silver-certified 2016 album ‘In Winter’. ‘In Winter’ was recorded in Georgia, and commanded some of the finest reviews of her career with the Sunday Times describing it as "bewitching…ravishing…spellbinding" and the Independent as “exquisite” and “remarkable." The associated 2016 tour, which saw Katie and the choir undertake 28 performances across 8 countries received universal acclaim from music critics and audiences alike.

 

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Next winter will see another expansive set of live performances, which will include songs from ‘In Winter’ alongside brand new recordings and catalogue classics adapted for the stage. 

 

The announcement follows the release of the 2xCD Special Edition of ‘In Winter’, which includes the BBC Children in Need 2017 single ‘Fields Of Gold’. The second disc, recorded at Admiralspalast, Berlin, includes live renditions of the entire ‘In Winter’ album, as well as new choral arrangements of hits such as ‘Closest Thing To Crazy’, ‘Nine Million Bicycles’, and ‘I Cried For You’ performed with the Gori Women’s Choir. 

 

Wed 28th Nov   UK, Bournemouth           Pavilion

Thu 29th Nov     UK, Cardiff                     St David’s Hall

Fri 30th Nov        UK, Birmingham           Symphony Hall

Sun 2nd Dec       UK, Salford                   Lowry

Mon 3rd Dec      UK, Nottingham             Royal Concert Hall

Tue 4th Dec        UK, Guildford                G Live

Thu 6th Dec        UK, Brighton                 Dome

Fri 7th Dec           UK, Bath                      Forum

Sat 8th Dec         UK, London                 Central Hall Westminster

Mon 10th Dec    UK, Liverpool                Philharmonic

Tue 11th Dec      UK,                              Gateshead Sage

Wed 12th Dec    UK, York                       Barbican

Thu 13th Dec      UK, Edinburgh             Assembly Rooms


 

Born in the Georgian city of Kutaisi, Katie and her family emigrated to Belfast when she was 9 years old. She has released 7 studio albums to date and is one of the UK’s highest-selling female recording artists of all time.