Speakeysie News Desk — May 23, 2021
ATLANTA – Today, Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE announced a new show featuring singer/songwriter Ben Folds live with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Sunday, November 14, 2021, in Atlanta Symphony Hall. All tickets are available on Ticketmaster.com beginning Friday, May 21 at 10:00am.
Set to appear LIVE on US stages for the first time since the pandemic hit, Ben Folds has announced a series of concerts that include solo piano and orchestral performances he’s dubbed his “In Actual Person Live For Real Tour.” The tour begins with a solo piano concert on August 27 at the Appell Performing Arts Center in York, PA and continues through mid-November.
Folds has been in isolation in Australia since February 2020, where he was on tour when COVID-19 shut down international travel and touring. While in Australia, he has continued working, launching a podcast series called Lightning Bugs: Conversations with Ben Folds, performing live stream concerts and online chats via his Patreon page, composing new music, and preparing for the launch of a new TV series.
About Ben Folds
Ben Folds is widely regarded as one of the major music influencers of our generation.
He’s created an enormous body of genre-bending music that includes pop albums with Ben Folds Five, multiple solo albums, and numerous collaborative records. His last album was a blend of pop songs and his Concerto for Piano and Orchestra that soared to #1 on both the Billboard classical and classical crossover charts.
For over a decade he’s performed with some of the world’s greatest symphony orchestras, and currently serves as the first ever Artistic Advisor to the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center.
About the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra continues to affirm its position as one of America’s leading orchestras with excellent live performances, renowned guest artist and engaging education initiatives. As a cornerstone for artistic development in the Southeast, the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra performs a full schedule of more than 150 concerts, including education and community concerts, each year for a combined audience of more than a quarter million people.
About Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE
Delta Air Lines is presenting sponsor of Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE, which features world renowned musicians and entertainers, many of which will be joined by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra. If you’re a fan of pop, rock, country, R&B, jazz, comedy and everything in between, then you’ll love all that Atlanta Symphony Hall LIVE has to offer.