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November 15, 2018

Szerencsejáték Zrt. is a dedicated supporter of the Hungarian cultural life. Therefore we invite everyone to a grand celebration. Iconic artists Sting and Shaggy are giving a free concert next Saturday on 24 November at 6 pm at Budapest’s Heroes Square to celebrate the 30th birthday of one of the Hungarian lottery games Hatoslottó. The warm-up act will be Punnany Massif. Organisers expect tens of thousands of people to attend...

November 15, 2018

Emmy winner and Grammy, Tony, and Drama Desk-nominated arranger and composer, music producer/director, and singer/songwriter, Rob Mathes returns to the Performing Arts Center, Purchase College, on Friday, December 14, and Saturday, December 15, at 8:00 p.m., and the Schimmel Center, Sunday, December 16, at 4:00 p.m., for his annual Rob Mathes Holiday Concert. Rob is celebrating 25 years of performing his annual holiday concert and will be joined this year...

November 07, 2018

Sting fans, get your tickets to The Last Ship production, playing in Toronto FEB 9 - MAR 24! Sting.com presales begin tomorrow, 11/8 @ 10am - details HERE.

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November 06, 2018

The Rainforest Fund benefit concert, scheduled for December 5 at Carnegie Hall, has regrettably been postponed due to scheduling conflicts among the artists. The new date will be announced once determined. We thank you for your continued support of The Rainforest Fund.  

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November 05, 2018

Sting's epic musical, The Last Ship, makes its Canadian premiere on February 9 at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre. Get details on early ticket access for the acclaimed production, playing through March 24. 

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October 30, 2018

The journey on the express train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella to Roma Termini takes, on average, 1 hr 25 mins and is less than 200 miles in distance. If you have a choice between taking the car or the train to Rome, think about it for a moment – then choose the train...

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ON THIS DAY...

 

18 November

2011: Sting performed at the Verizon Wireless Theatre in Houston, USA.

2008: Sting and Edin Karamazov performed a rehearsal concert at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris ahead of their planned 'Songs from the Labyrinth' tour of Asia and Australia.

2007: The Police performed at Phillips Arena in Atlanta, USA.

2006: Sting & Trudie took part in a performance of 'Twin Spirits' at Salisbury Cathedral.

1999: Sting played a private concert for Sirius Satellite Radio and their partners at New York's Beacon Theatre.

1998: Sting was in New York attending the late, great, Kenny Kirkland's funeral.

1996: Sting performed at the Point in Dublin, Ireland. The single 'I'm So Happy I Can't Stop Crying' was released in the UK.

1989: Sting appeared as Macheath in the '3 Penny Opera' at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre in New York.

1988: Sting performed at Hordern Pavilion in Sydney, Australia.

 

SUMMONER'S TALES...
"Songwriting is a kind of instinct and need to, I suppose, tell stories and that's what I do. I look for stories. If I write a piece of music and I structure it correctly it has a kind of intrinsic narrative to it. Music does have it - but it's abstract. It's telling you a story but you're not quite sure what it is. My job as a lyricist - when I put my lyric hat on - it's as if what is this music telling me?"

 

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