Tony® and Olivier Award winning star Lea Salonga will return to Australia next February marking her Sydney Opera House debut with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. She will also perform concerts at Arts Centre Melbourne with Orchestra Victoria.
Lea will perform at the Concert Hall at Sydney Opera House on February 3 and 4, 2017 and at Hamer Hall at Arts Centre Melbourne on February 7 and 8, 2017. Melbourne tickets go on sale on July 22 via Arts Centre Melbourne. Sydney tickets go on sale on July 23 via Sydney Symphony Orchestra.
“I am so thrilled to be returning to Australia and performing at the iconic Sydney Opera House! This truly is a dream come true and to be working with the fifty-piece Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Orchestra Victoria makes it that much more special. I can’t wait to see all my Australian fans and share a night of some of my favorite music with them.” said Lea Salonga.
In Australia, Lea will wow audiences with Broadway hits and movie greats including hit songs from Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, West Side Story, Aladdin, Mulan, Frozen and A Little Night Music amongst others. Her vocal prowess will be matched by ultimate bands, Sydney Symphony Orchestra in Sydney and Orchestra Victoria in Melbourne.
With leading roles in London’s West End and on Broadway including Les Misérables and Miss Saigon Lea Salonga is known across the world for her powerful voice and perfect pitch. She was also made a ‘Disney Legend’ having been the singing voice of two Disney Princesses – Aladdin’s ‘Princess Jasmine’ and the title role in Mulan.
“Ms. Salonga is the vocal personification of what might be called the Broadway and Hollywood international style.” – New York Times
“Salonga doesn’t disappoint her fans; she gives her all…her exquisite technique and commitment to the song is unmissable.” – TheaterMania
“You’ll feel like you’re sitting in a room with a Disney Princess.” – Wall Street Journal
Lea Salonga began her career as a child star in the Philippines in a production of the The King and I in 1978 and at the age of 10 she recorded her first album. She got her first big international break whenCameron Mackintosh cast her as Kim in the hugely successful musical Miss Saigon in 1989. She has starred in Les Misérables as Éponine and as Fantine at different times as well as starring in musicals such as Cats,Grease and Into the Woods all around the world. Most recently Lea was seen in the musical Allegiance on Broadway and as a judge on The Voice Philippines. She is currently starring as a judge on the third season of The Voice Kids in the Philippines.
Lea Salonga in Concert promises to give audiences a magical night filled with beautiful music and astounding vocals. Do not miss this magical concert.
Michael Cassel Group presents these concerts in Australia, in partnership with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra for the Sydney engagement.