ROCK MEETS CLASSIC 2012: world stars present rock anthems in symphonic big screen sound. After the sold-out arena tour at the beginning of the year, in January 2012 Ian Gillan, Steve Lukather and co. will embark on a European tour with the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague. Five rock music legends, an orchestra and a band will play the greatest hits in rock history on one evening - that is ROCK MEETS CLASSIC!
It is now the third time that this unique crossover project will go on tour to perform two and a half hours of pure emotion. This year's line-up reads like a who's who of rock history. Vocal heroes Ian Gillan (Deep Purple), Chris Thompson (Manfred Mann's Earthband), Jimi Jamison (Survivor) and Robin Beck will also be joined by Toto guitar hero Steve Lukather. The rock star legends will be accompanied by the Mat Sinner Band and the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague under the leadership of Bernard Fabuljan.
The premiere will take place on January 5th at the Saturn Arena in Ingolstadt. Tickets for the German dates are already available from the usual presale ticket offices. Anthems such as "Smoke on the Water", "Blinded by the Light" and "Hold the Line" with the original protagonists await the audience, albeit in a completely new sound - ROCK MEETS CLASSIC turns the greatest hits in rock history into true classics.
Ian Gillan, Steve Lukather, Chris Thompson, Robin Beck, Jimi Jamison, the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra Prague and the Mat Sinner Band combine the best of two musical worlds. They merge the ecstasy of rock 'n' roll with the symphonic power of classical music and break down the boundaries between art music and contemporary popular music with style and grace. An unforgettable concert experience!