Jorge Calandrelli Tapped to Arrange Music for Sting’s Summer Tour

Posted by on Mar 10, 2010 in News | No Comments

Arranger and composer Jorge Calandrelli was recently tapped by Sting to arrange several songs for his upcoming Symphonicities world tour this summer.

Accompanied by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, the tour will find Sting performing his most celebrated songs re-imagined for symphonic arrangement. The Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra will be conducted by Maestro Steven Mercurio (Pavarotti, Bocelli).

Drawing from a diverse and illustrious career that has produced numerous multi-platinum albums, a staggering list of number one songs, countless accolades and worldwide record sales of nearly 100 million, Sting’s greatest hits will be reinterpreted with brand new orchestrations created especially for this tour. Selections will include fan-favorites such as ‘Roxanne’, ‘Next To You’, ‘Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic’ and ‘Every Breath You Take’, to notable songs from Sting’s enduring solo career – ‘Englishman in New York’, ‘Fragile’, ‘Russians’, ‘If I Ever Lose My Faith in You’, ‘Fields of Gold’, and ‘Desert Rose.’ Click here to watch Sting perform Calandrelli’s arrangement of Straight To My Heart.


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