25 Sep 2018

QLD POPS RETURN WITH NEW SHOW

The acclaimed Queensland Pops Orchestra return to the Empire Theatre on Sunday October 28 for a 3pm matinee performance.

Presented by Beauaraba Living, Amigos Para Siempre is the second performance by the Queensland Pops Orchestra in the 2018 season.

Patrick Pickett and the mighty Queensland Pops Orchestra revisit the artistry of the winning sound of Pavarotti, Carreras and Domingo with singers Gregory Moore, Nathan Kneen and Adam Lopez.

Having all performed with the Pops over several decades their soaring voices and entertaining stage banter is showcased in this performance unlike any other Pops performance that has come before.

Amigos Para Siempre is the first time these three friends have performed together in a concert of this scale and scope after working alongside each other in operas and musicals over the years.

2018 marks the 20th anniversary of Pops tenor Gregory Moore’s association with the orchestra; Greg’s mellow tenor voice and wink-and-grin stage craft has regularly endeared him to Pops audiences, and he remains a much-sought-after return artist. An original member of the world-renowned The Ten Tenors, Greg has toured internationally with the hugely successful Scotland the Brave show and many other theatre productions. 

Also an original member of The Ten Tenors, Nathan Kneen is a musical theatre specialist, but has had extensive professional experience in opera, operetta, and as a concert and recital artist. Like Greg, Nathan has been a regular soloist with the Pops orchestra, and guest starred in the Queensland Pops’ Tribute Concert for Diana, Princess of Wales. 

Adam Lopez is opera-trained, and a two-time Guinness World Record Holder for singing the highest vocal note by a male singer (C sharp in the 8th octave – a semitone higher than a Grand Piano). Aside from smashing world records, Adam has appeared as a solo artist in concerts across Australia and internationally.

The Daytime Series continues November 8 with Livvy & Pete, a celebration of the songbooks of Aussie icons, Olivia Newton-John and Peter Allen.

For more information or to book for either of these workshops, contact the Box Office on 1300 655 299 or visit www.empiretheatre.com.au