Michael Dore returns to Crazy Coqs after his many sell out performances. If you’ve not seen him live before, you will have definitely heard his voice.
This time he looks back & sings songs from his concert, cabaret & studio career. A career that happens on, off, under and behind stages & screens around the world. Songs will be featured from his new album (with Jacqueline Barron) ‘Fascinating Rhythms’, along with work from his albums ‘Stage by Stage’ (with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra) & ‘Simply’.
Michael’s on stage solo concert work has been worldwide, with many appearances at London’s Royal Albert Hall, Carnegie Hall & the Sydney Opera House. His studio work has included singing with Adele on ‘Skyfall’ & recording soundtracks for over 200 films, including Lord of the Rings & Star Wars.
His off, behind and under stage performances have included numerous Royal Variety Performances & many West End shows including ‘Cats’.
As a vocal coach he helped Taron Egerton prepare for his role in ‘Rocketman’.
Come, see and hear him on one of his favourite stages!
Musical Director: John G Smith
“A fabulous interpreter of any song in any style..A singer of beautiful tone and range and a delight to listen to”
Ken Bruce (BBC Radio 2)
Michael Dore’s international career began with the Swingle Singers. Since then he has been a soloist in the USA, Canada, Europe, Asia and South Africa, often performing with the world’s leading orchestras including the New York & Berlin Philharmonics & the Chicago, Boston, Bangkok & Sydney Symphonies.
Extensive work with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra includes frequent appearances at the Royal Albert Hall, opening London’s Cadogan Hall & Nigel Hess’s ‘Food of Love’ alongside Dame Judi Dench & Sir Patrick Stewart.
Michael frequently appears on Radio 2’s ‘Friday Night is Music Night’ and in cabaret.
His recordings include the Grammy award winning ‘Dreamhouse’, three recordings of Berio’s ‘Sinfonia’, Sondheim’s ‘Passion’ (original London cast), four albums with the BBC Concert Orchestra and four with the RPO, including “Stage by Stage”.
Theatre roles have included ‘West Side Story’ with Sir Simon Rattle, ‘Jesus Christ Superstar’, ‘Guys & Dolls’ and ‘Candide’.
His duet partners have included Sarah Brightman, Lorna Luft and Dame Diana Rigg. He has sung on over 200 film soundtracks, including Lord of the Rings, Star Wars & Skyfall.
As a vocal coach he has worked with film actors including Taron Egerton & Emma Watson, on the TV series ‘Any Dream Will Do’ & The X Factor. He was also vocal consultant on the BBC documentary for Dame Vera Lynn’s 100th birthday.
Michael’s Variety Club work includes co-hosting and performing for the Iowa Live USA Telethon and his own concert in Johannesburg, South Africa.