Sting Kicks Off “Today” Summer Concert Series On Friday

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99302328 Sting Kicks Off “Today” Summer Concert Series On Friday

The big Today Show Summer Concert Series kicked off today and what better way to start off than to have [lastfm]Sting[/lastfm] perform.

If you missed his performance we’ve got video of it, that you can watch after the jump!

Sting’s going on tour with the Royal Philharmonic this summer, and he stopped by the Today Show on Friday morning to kick off their summer concert series, treating viewers to a taste of an upscale, classier version of the [lastfm]Police[/lastfm]‘s mega hits.

After a short harp introduction, the orchestra jumped into “Everything She Does Is Magic.” Later, he introduced viewers to his orchestral arrangement of “Roxanne” he also performed “Next to You” and “Englishman in New York.”

Check out the performance below:

Today’s performance was not only the kick off for the concert series but it also gave him some practice for his personal summer tour with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. The tour has Sting performing his most celebrated songs reimagined for symphonic arrangement.

Other free concerts during the Summer Concert Series include [lastfm]John Mayer[/lastfm], [lastfm]Maxwell[/lastfm], [lastfm]James Taylor[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Carole King[/lastfm], [lastfm]Lady Gaga[/lastfm], [lastfm]Justin Bieber[/lastfm], [lastfm]Train[/lastfm] and [lastfm]Carrie Underwood[/lastfm], among others.

  • Will you be in NYC for vacation this summer? Are you excited for the Today Summer Concert series?

[Source: Today Show]

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