The Ben Folds Orchestra Experience
Multi-platinum selling, singer-songwriter Ben Folds will perform on July 8th with a chamber orchestra in Dublin’s National Concert Hall as part of his 2014 global orchestral tour. Billed as “The Ben Folds Orchestral Experience,” the artist will feature his new classical piano concerto as well as a litany of his pop hits arranged for orchestral performances.
Folds was the front man of Ben Folds Five before going on to have a successful solo career. A critically acclaimed celebrity judge on NBC’s “The Sing Off,” Folds has earned a reputation as a singular and influential voice in the world of popular music. In addition to numerous albums and a recent reunion tour with Ben Folds Five, Folds has recorded multiple studio albums as well as records documenting his renowned live performances. Folds, serves on the Board of the Nashville Symphony and owns the famous RCA Studio A in Nashville where legendary music from all genres, including Grammy-winning symphony albums, have been recorded.
For more than a decade, Folds has performed with some of the world’s greatest orchestras, including record-breaking sell-out Australian symphonic shows, repeatedly sold out shows at the Kennedy Centre in Washington, DC with the National Symphony Orchestra, and at the Boston Pops.
In 2012, Folds was commissioned to compose his first classical piano concerto, and this year he will feature it in his orchestral performances throughout the United States, Europe and Australia.
Folds is a member of the distinguished Artist Committee for Americans For The Arts, and is also an outspoken advocate for music therapy and music education.
Price: €25.00 and €40.00