The concerts of the Rhapsody Tour 2022 will be the band's first in Europe since the release of the blockbuster biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.
The brand new show, already hailed as a "a marvel of technical progress"originally kicked off the new year in 2020 with 17 shows in gigantic arenas and stadiums in South Korea, Japan, Australia and New Zealand in front of an audience of 60,000 people per night.
Postponed twice due to the Covid pandemic, the megashow is now rescheduled in the UK and Europe between mid-May and late July 2022, when members of the original line-up of the QueenBrian May e Roger Taylor will once again team up with long-time frontman Adam Lambert under the heading. "It's loud, it's fun, and it's unforgettable."is the phrase with which the new show was greeted on its debut.
The 2022 European tour will start in Belfast on 28 May and end in Helsinki on 24 July.
During the Rhapsody Tour in 2022, European audiences will finally have the chance to see the grand new show that caused a sensation and acclaim when it debuted in the US in 2019, becoming the most popular rock concert ticket of the year in the country. The latest production from the Queen + Adam Lambertwhich has always been a master of extravagant performances and sumptuous images, is once again the work of Stufish Entertainment Architects' set designer Ric Lipson and the lighting designer Rob Sinclair, who have been collaborating on the band's tours for years including the amazing 2017-2018 show inspired by News of the World.
Lipson describes the two-and-a-half-hour production as "A new chapter in the band's history. Once again, the show is a way of broadening the parameters of what a live music experience can be, offering the most spectacular, innovative and interactive celebration of the power of music by the band. Queen".
When the tour was first announced to the band's European fans, Roger Taylor of Queen declared: 'We are back and we are hot'.
An enthusiastic Brian May said: "This is a scary new production that carries the legacy of the Queen to a new level. I am very proud of it."
Adam Lambert joined in stating: "I can't wait to get back to Europe, we had a great time on our last tour and I'm really excited to bring this new show over there! "
Since Adam Lambert shared the stage for the first time with the Queen for the final of American Idol of 2009his lively performances have reinvigorated the band and delighted fans around the world. To get things off to the best possible start, their first concert together in June 2012 thrilled a crowd of half a million people in the Ukrainian capital Kiev. Since then, the musical fireworks in May e Taylor combined with the vocal skills and stage presence of Lambertcreating an explosive combination. More than 200 concerts later, the partnership has remained a critical and sales triumph, playing to rapturous fans in sold-out arenas in every corner of the world.
To date, the Queen + Adam Lambert they played 218 performances in front of an audience of almost four million viewers.
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