Following the stunning success of their Platinum selling album Together and 29 sold out shows across the UK in 2016, Michael Ball and Alfie Boe have announced today that they will return in 2017 for a selection of exclusive dates throughout the country.
Summer will see them performing outdoors at some of the UK’s most beautiful stately homes and castles, with six dates announced in June.
In winter, they’ll come back inside to play 10 arena dates in November and December.
Having first met 10 years ago, performing together in Kismet at the London Coliseum, Michael and Alfie became lifelong friends.
That same year, Michael Ball made history as the first musical theatre star to be given a solo concert at the Royal Albert Hall’s BBC Proms, and asked Alfie Boe to join him to perform at the classical music festival.
This instant personal connection and professional mutual admiration makes for the perfect pairing and, to the delight of their hundreds of thousands of fans across the globe, has been finally realised with the Decca-released ‘Together’ to spectacular success.
The album has gone Platinum in just 6 weeks and is on track to become the biggest selling domestic release of 2016!
Michael and Alfie said: “There are simply no words for how incredible this is for us. We have always wanted to work together, it was just a case of getting the timing right.
“We are so grateful to all our fans who have supported us and everyone involved for believing in us. We are literally having the best time and are so happy with the success of the album and the tour.”
The two critically-acclaimed artists have received a plethora of prestigious awards, record-breaking sales and chart successes.
Over his extraordinary 30 year career, Michael’s outstanding performances have made smash-hit box office history.
He is a double Olivier Award winner, multi-platinum recording artist, top selling live concert performer and a hugely popular radio and TV presenter.
Alfie’s exceptional voice has made him Britain’s most popular and biggest-selling tenor. He has conquered the world’s greatest opera stages and arenas, led the cast of Les Misérables, stole the show at the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Concert at Buckingham Palace – as well achieving UK album sales of over a million, and four top ten albums.
JUNE 2017 LIVE DATES
SUNDAY 18th EASTNOR CASTLE LEDBURY
TUESDAY 20th WALCOT HALL SHREWSBURY
WEDNESDAY 21st STANSTEAD PARK CHICHESTER
SATURDAY 24th EUSTON HALL THETFORD
SUNDAY 25th LINCOLN CASTLE LINCOLN
WEDNESDAY 28th OPEN AIR THEATRE SCARBOROUGH