The Anonymous Society of Xestión do Jacobean Plan has reached an agreement with representatives of Declan Patrick MacManus, known as Elvis Costello, and his current wife, Diana Krall , so that both offer two separate consecutive concerts this summer in Galicia institutional programming promoted by the regional government on the occasion of the Holy Year. According to knowledgeable sources, in the British industry such treatment and the Canadian will perform on July 27, a Tuesday, in Compostela, Obradoiro Square, with capacity for 13,000 spectators, or, failing that, in the neighboring A Quintana (capacity of 5,500). By listening you will pay, although exactly how much is still unknown. In any case, 'family prices' are fixed , that is, in line with the crisis.
Both musician, vocalist and composer as pianist and jazz singer has already starred in successful concerts in the autonomous community. The Englishman, born in 1954, filled the pavilion As Travesas (Vigo )on June 14, 2005, while the Canadian, ten years younger than her husband, packed the Palace Opera a Coruña. But never to date have appeared together for a show with the expected format this time. In principle, when she finishes in Santiago he will start, although it is possible that the two coincide on stage at some point in the night to perform songs in duet.
Their concerts are to be held as part of the celebrations of the Apostle, which will help to lower the raised tension between the autonomous government (PP) and municipal (PSOE more BNG ) about the specific gravity of the Galician capital within the comprehensive range of activities in 2010, a role that suited the first and the second judge believes insufficient. The recruitment of this famous artist couple come to the deficit of stars of the classical music not appreciate that several groups of time Jacobean this poster.
Not surprisingly, Costello, nominated for an Oscar for best song in 2003 by Cold Mountain, accumulated since 1977 a discography of 38 albums, belongs to that select class who have achieved a proper public garner much talent and treasure that does not mind shamelessly practice all kinds of genres, from rock to reggae to soul and folk. Meanwhile, velvety voice and virtuous keys, beautiful Krall (14 works 1989 to 2009) knows how to pick up a Grammy and also how it feels to be a bestseller.