Michael Dore: ‘I Happen to like New York’ …Celebrating Barry, Barbra & More.

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75 Minutes
  • Show Description
  • Artist Bio
  • Musical Director: John G Smith

    Internationally renowned singer & BBC Radio 2 regular Michael Dore returns to Crazy Coqs after many sell out shows. This time he echoes his own frequent appearances in New York at Carnegie Hall, the Lincoln Center & the legendary Village Gate, whilst including special tributes to the many stars New York has created. What better way to celebrate Manilow & Streisand’s 80th birthdays!

    Michael is known for his critically acclaimed albums ‘Simply’, ‘Fascinating Rhythms’ and ‘Stage by Stage’ (with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra) as well as working as vocal coach with stars including Emma Watson, Jeremy Jordan, and Taron Egerton, crucially on the film ‘Rocketman’.


    “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)

    “A great voice” – Dame Shirley Bassey

    “You are a joy. What a show. Well done Mike.” – Taron Egerton… star of Rocketman, Kingsman, Sing etc

  • 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 solo concert in Johannesburg, South Africa. 


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