Barbra Streisand Launches European Concert Tour June 1
By Andrew Gans
Academy Award winner Barbra Streisand kicks off her European concert tour June 1 in London at the O2 Arena.
Directed by Streisand and Richard Jay-Alexander, the tour will take the celebrated artist to the Netherlands, Germany and Israel.
The award-winning entertainer is surrounded by a full orchestra with special guests Chris Botti, her son Jason Gould, and sister Roslyn Kind, all of whom performed last year during Back to Brooklyn, Streisand's acclaimed North American tour.
Barbra Live, according to press notes, "promises to be a magical evening of timeless hits, combining her elegant voice, with self-deprecating humor and charming banter."
Tour dates follow:
June 1 and 3 in London, UK
Streisand is an artist in multiple disciplines. She is an award-winning actress, recording artist, concert performer, film director, producer, screenwriter, songwriter, philanthropist, designer, photographer, author and activist. Streisand is the only artist ever to receive an Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards as well as France's Legion d'Honneur and the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. She is the recipient of two Oscars, five Emmys, 10 Grammys, a Tony and 12 Golden Globes including the Cecil B. DeMille Award. She is also the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors. The three films she directed received 14 Oscar nominations.
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