Chris Botti will be performing two nights in Boston at Symphony Hall with the Boston Pops Orchestra, September 18th and 19th, 2008. Both performances will be filmed for his next PBS special and Live DVD/Blu-ray release. Chris has invited many special guests, including Sting for the September 18th performance.
Both Sting and Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler will be appearing with Botti and the Boston Pops each night, performing a wide range of songs from Botti’s recorded repertoire as well as a host of unexpected musical delights. In addition to appearances by Josh Groban, slated for Thursday’s concert, and cellist Yo-Yo Ma, scheduled for Friday’s show, Chris has invited some of the top names in contemporary music, a secret roster of very special surprise guests to help make these concerts the year’s most memorable.
“Chris Botti Live in Boston,” a remarkable music collaboration with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops, will be broadcast nationally during the PBS pledge drive in March 2009 with a DVD from the concert(s) and other bonus items to be released exclusively through PBS during the pledge drive. Columbia Records will release a live CD of the performances in November 2008, followed by the release of DVD and Blu-ray editions of the concerts in the spring.
Tickets go on sale from August 8th – stay updated by visiting Chris’s website at www.chrisbotti.com