Grammy Nominated Jazz Vocalist To Perform Rare UK Gig In Lichfield

Stacey Kent returns to the Lichfield Garrick this May with new songs from her 11th studio album

The internationally acclaimed, Grammy-nominated Jazz vocalist, Stacey Kent, returns to the UK for a very select number of 2018 dates which includes the Lichfield Garrick on Tuesday 22 May.

It’s a big year ahead for Stacey with the release of her most ambitious project yet, her first orchestral album ‘I Know I Dream’ (Sony Music/Okeh). This beautiful collection of songs, includes American Standards, Bossa Nova classics and Chansons, as well as original songs and reprises of some of Stacey’s most loved repertoire – including numbers co-written by Nobel prize-winner Kazuo Ishiguro, whose song writing partnership with Stacey has formed an essential plank of her repertoire.

Stacey is a jazz singer in the mould of the greats, with a legion of fans worldwide, a host of honors and awards including a GRAMMY nomination, album sales in excess of 2 million, Gold, Double-Gold and Platinum-selling albums that have reached a series of No. 1 chart positions during the span of her career. ‘I Know I Dream’ has received glowing reviews, including a coveted five stars in Downbeat and won ‘Album of the Year” in the vocal category at the 2017 Jazz Japan Awards.

Stacey is touring ‘I Know I Dream’ worldwide including dates in Paris, New York and Lisbon. Her performance at the Lichfield Garrick is currently her only date in the Staffordshire/West Midlands region, making this a very special appearance and a rare opportunity for fans to see Stacey live on stage.

Stacey Kent will perform at the Lichfield Garrick with her 5-piece band on Tuesday 22 May at 7.30pm. Tickets cost £27 and can be booked via the Box Office on 01543 412121 or at www.lichfieldgarrick.com