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The singer/songwriter will team up with state symphonies in late 2014.
This November and December singer and songwriter Ben Folds will team up with symphony orchestras from across the country to deliver the 2014 Ben Folds’ Orchestra Tour. Audiences will be treated to unique renditions of Folds’ music performed by the man himself accompanied by a live orchestra. Taking in nine stops nationwide, the tour will see Folds will join aural forces with the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra on Friday, December 5. Conducting the ASO at the Adelaide Festival Theatre will be Nicholas Buc. Known for his high-energy showmanship, Folds’ 2014 tour will feature orchestral versions of hits from his illustrious pop songbook. It will also include excerpts from his critically acclaimed new Concerto for Piano and Orchestra, composed specifically for this global symphonic tour. Adelaide tickets go on sale on Friday, July 4 at 9am through BASS. Ben Folds Australian tour dates Ben Folds and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra Friday, November 14 at 8pm and Saturday, November 15 at 8pm Sydney Opera House Tickets: $79 – $129 Bookings: www.sydneysymphony.com or (02) 8215 4600 Ben Folds live with the Western Australian Symphony Orchestra Friday, November 28 at 8pm and Saturday 29 November at 8pm Perth Concert Hall Tickets: $49 – $99 Bookings: www.waso.com.au or (08) 9326 0000 Ben Folds and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra Friday, December 5 at 8pm Festival Theatre Tickets: $74.90 – $99.90 Bookings: www.bass.net.au or 131 246 Ben Folds and the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra Wednesday, December 10 at 8pm Wrest Point Entertainment Centre, Hobart Tickets: From $79 Bookings: www.tso.com.au or 1800 001 190 Ben Folds and the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Friday, December 19 at 8pm and Saturday, December 20 at 8pm Arts Centre Melbourne, Hamer Hall Tickets: $50 – $120 Bookings: www.mso.com.au or (03) 9929 9600