The Music of Queen Giveaway
Surprisingly, Queen has been in the news recently. Long-time member Brian May has confirmed the plan to release a new album, Queen Forever, with previously unreleased tracks sung by none other than the late Freddie Mercury. We’re all excited about the new songs, and Pittsburgh is lucky enough to get their fix via The Music of Queen, performed by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at Heinz Hall on Tuesday, June 24th at 7:30pm.
Brent Havens will take the audience on an adventure through the well-known tunes that you’ve certainly heard at many a last-call, and he does so while tending to his own musical palette. Havens has done nine symphonies of this type in the past, so it’s safe to say we’re hearing from the master himself. Queen’s music plays upon the classics already, anyway; Mercury was known for his operatic vocals, and he was classically trained in piano.
Queen is a household name when it comes to classic rock, having been in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame since 2001. The band has released 18 number one albums, 18 number one singles, and 10 number one DVDs. They’ve sold somewhere between 150 million to t300 million albums, making them one of the best-selling artists of all time. The Music of Queen is an orchestral homage to one of the most influential bands of all time.
Even though the show will be performed by the PSO, they mean to make it feel like a high-caliber rock concert, incorporating elaborate lighting rigs across the stage. This experience is one night only, so make sure you don’t miss out on this performance. You can buy tickets here or enter our giveaway below!