Newton-John, Harrison and Campbell to Be Part of Australia Plays Broadway Concert

News   Newton-John, Harrison and Campbell to Be Part of Australia Plays Broadway Concert G'DAY USA: Australia Week 2009 will present Australia Plays Broadway — a celebration of leading Australian musical artists — Jan. 20 at Carnegie Hall.
Olivia Newton-John
Olivia Newton-John Photo by Aubrey Reuben

The 8 PM concert will boast the talents of Grammy Award winner Olivia Newton-John, Wicked's Amanda Harrison, singer Lior, singer/songwriter Geoffrey Gurrumul Yunupingu, rocker Jimmy Barnes, vocalist Ursula Yovich, stage actor/singer David Campbell and twin cellists Pei-Jee and Pei-Sian Ng. Simon Burke will host the evening, which will also feature the 70-member Adelaide Symphony Orchestra conducted by Arvo Volmer. Ross Mollison and Wayne Harrison will produce and direct the one-night-only event.

The performance is part of the 6th Annual G'DAY USA: Australia Week 2009. The Jan. 11-24 celebration features events in Los Angeles, San Francisco and New York.

Carnegie Hall is located in Manhattan at 57th Street at Seventh Avenue. Tickets, priced $50-$120, are now on sale by visiting www.carnegiehall.org or by calling (212) 247- 7800.