Bringing the voices of The Tenors to South Africa

ICON Theatrical is proud to be returning to South Africa: this time bringing direct from Europe the incredible show The Tenors – Live in Concert.

This infectiously enthusiastic group of men continues to wow sellout audiences worldwide, and they are particularly honoured to be invited to perform in South Africa as part of their World Tour. The Tenors is a live production featuring twelve guys who take their audience on a musical roller coaster with outstanding vocal performances. The Tenors display a stunning combination of virtuosity and style coupled with sheer musical prowess. These superb performers blend a host of musical styles choreographed with amazing 21st-century symphonic arrangements of timeless classics in one spectacular show. This amazing concert features a feast of feel-good favourites from Broadway to Opera including swing, pop and rock classics. It is a gloriously happy show with ovation after ovation and perfect entertainment for the whole family. It takes you on an unforgettable musical journey from Italy to Ireland, Broadway to the West End. This is a superb night of sheer entertainment featuring some of the best-loved music of our time delivered by an unforgettable cast.

Highlights include West Side Story, Carmen, Simon & Garfunkel, Billy Joel, The Beach Boys, ‘The Rat Pack’, Queen and many more hits, not forgetting Tina Turner and the ultimate all time Tenor signature, ‘Nessun Dorma’.

The Tenors Live in Concert direct from Europe is truly a 5-star production, a night of West End and international voices in a show not to be missed. Producer and vocalist Barry Potts is no stranger to South Africa after bringing his triumphant production The Sopranos Live in Concert to Johannesburg. After studying at the Royal Academy of Music, Potts embarked on an international career that began in South Africa, conducting the Johannesburg Festival Orchestra with the hit show Rock Legends that led to further engagements with the KwaZulu-Natal Philharmonic Orchestra and The Cape Philharmonic Orchestra before touring the world conducting the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra and the Wellington Sinfonia among others. This led to the chance to work with The Rat Pack show on Broadway in New York USA. Barry was proud to be instrumental in the conception of this hit show at The Joburg Theatre. His return to Johannesburg is very special as this is where his career began. Having also worked with The Osmonds, Debbie Reynolds, Frank Sinatra Jr. and Sir Elton John, Potts decided to journey further into the crossover genre bringing timeless classics to 21st-century audiences.

‘I am so excited to be able to bring The Tenors Live in Concert to Johannesburg where I can guarantee an evening of amazing music, fun and 5-star entertainment.’

Tickets range from R180 to R350. These are available by visiting www.joburgtheatre.com or calling 0861 670 670, as well as through Webtickets. For group bookings of ten or more, please contact the theatre directly on (011) 877 6853/6815. There are special schools performances at 11:00 on Wednesdays and Fridays only. Performances begin on Wednesday, 3 May and the limited season closes on Sunday, 21 May.

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