ALED JONES MBE IS JOINED BY TAMARA KONSTANTIN ON UK 2022 HOLY BUILDINGS TOUR
Classical composer and pianist Tamara Konstantin has announced that she will be joining Aled Jones MBE on his 2022 UK-wide tour.
Tamara, who has been enjoying huge success with her new album ‘Resilience’, will be accompanied by her trio, the Three Graces, which includes world renowned cellist Jiaxin Lloyd Webber and violinist Elly Suh as the support to Aled Jones.
Beginning at St Mary’s Church in Nottingham on 23rd February, the tour will take in some of the most stunning holy buildings in the UK, including Bristol Cathedral, Manchester Monastery, Liverpool Anglican Cathedral, Coventry Cathedral and Durham Cathedral, before ending at St Asaph Cathedral on 26th March.
Aled Jones’ extraordinary 40-year career has taken him from a successful boy soprano to prominence in the mid-80s with his cover of ‘Walking in the Air’. Having gone on to receive countless prestigious awards, record-breaking sales and chart successes, Aled has performed for the Pope and the Royal Family, received an MBE and racked up over 10 million album sales. He has also forged an extensive career as a TV and radio presenter.
Classically trained pianist and composer, Tamara Konstantin has performed for HRH Prince Charles, been honoured by her country of origin and had her highly acclaimed compositions played on Classic FM and BBC Radio. But music is Tamara Konstantin’s third successful career, Tamara was the first political presenter on Georgian TV before becoming VP of an oil company. Six years ago, she returned to her early love of music and three successful albums followed. Her most recent body of work – ‘Resilience’ (released by Last Man Music), combines her own mesmerising and passionate compositions with her love of Chopin’s romanticism, Rachmaninoff’s strength and Beethoven’s dynamism. Created during the pandemic, it is a testament to Tamara’s belief in the power of music to console, uplift, and bring people together.
The tour will see Aled perform tracks from his album ‘Blessings’, which features songs from a range of different faiths – Quaker, Christian, Catholic, Muslim and Buddhism – including uplifting hymns, texts and scriptures set to music.
Commenting on the tour, Tamara said: “To be supporting Aled Jones is a great honour and to be playing in such exalted surroundings, a genuine thrill. Jiaxin Lloyd Webber, Elly Suh and I are tremendously excited. We have 24 performances starting in Nottingham on 23rd February.”
23rd Feb St Mary’s Church, Nottingham
24th Feb Bristol Cathedral, Bristol
25th Feb St David’s Cathedral, Pembrokeshire
27th Feb Winchester Cathedral, Winchester
28th Feb St Albans Cathedral, St Albans
1st March Guildford Cathedral, Guildford
3rd March Wells Cathedral, Wells
4th March Wakefield Cathedral, Wakefield
5th March Chelmsford Cathedral, Chelmsford
7th March Manchester Monastery, Manchester
8th March Lichfield Cathedral, Litchfield
10th March Exeter Cathedral, Exeter
11th March Hereford Cathedral, Hereford
12th March Cardiff Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff
14th March Liverpool Cathedral (Anglican), Liverpool
15th March Coventry Cathedral, Coventry
16th March Rochester Cathedral, Rochester
18th March Ely Cathedral, Ely
19th March Portsmouth Cathedral, Portsmouth
21st March Beverley Minster, The Parish Centre, Beverley
22nd March Durham Cathedral, Durham
23rd March Paisley Abbey, Paisley
25th March Bangor Cathedral, Bangor
26th March St Asaph Cathedral, St Asaph
More details and full press coverage can be read at
The Daily Brit – Tamara Konstantin to join Aled Jones MBE on his UK tour – The Daily Brit
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Denbighshire Free Press – Special guests announced for forthcoming Aled Jones cathedral tour | Denbighshire Free Press
Opera News – Special guests announced for forthcoming Aled Jones cathedral tour – Opera News (dailyadvent.com)
In Your Area (Chelmsford) – Aled Jones to perform at Chelmsford Cathedral on UK tour | InYourArea News
Yellow Advertiser – Aled Jones to appear at Chelmsford Cathedral (yellowad.co.uk)