Michael Dore’s Christmas Cracker with Friends

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  • Show Description
  • Artist Bio
  • Michael Dore returns to Crazy Coqs for his annual acclaimed sell out Christmas show.

    Join him as he sings the Christmas classics of, among others, Michael Bublé, Barbara Streisand and Joni Mitchell, along with tracks from his albums Simply, Stage by Stage (with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra) & Fascinating Rhythms (with Jacqueline Barron).

    The show will feature special surprise guests & musical direction from John G Smith.


    “A great voice” – Dame Shirley Bassey

    “You are a joy. What a show.” – Taron Egerton (Rocketman)

  • 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.

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