Singer TARJA TURUNEN (ex-NIGHTWISH) has announced that, unfortunately, the string of Christmas concerts with her new project HARUS have been cancelled due to unexpected family reasons.
Tarja will now be performing the previously scheduled dates with her quartet, which includes Mervi Myllyoja (violin), Max Lilja (cello) and Janne Hovi (piano).
Tarja Quartet dates include:
12 – Savonlinna, Finland – Savonlinnan Tuomiokirkko
13 – Haapajärvi, Finland – Haapajärven Kirkko
14 – Kuhmo, Finland – Kuhmo-talo
15 – Alajärvi, Finland – Alajärven Kirkko
16 – Oulu, Finland – Madetojan sali
17 – Rovaniemi, Finland – Rovaniemen Kirkko
19 – Pori, Finland – Keski-Porin Kirkko
20 – Vaasa, Finland – Mustasaaren Kirkko
21 – Espoo, Finland – Espoon kulttuurikeskus
22 – Jämsä, Finland – Jämsän Kirkko
Tarja and Mike Terrana (ex-RAGE), with orchestra and choir, have announced the first dates for their Beauty And The Beat World Tour 2013, taking place in April/May.
Confirmed dates include:
6 – Kongresové Centrum – Zlin, Czech Republic
7 – Kongresové Centrum – Prague, Czech Republic
11 – Sala Palatului – Bucharest, Romania
The first Beauty And The Beat concert took place at the Roman Amphitheatre in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, in September 2011. The setlist included songs from Tarja’s solo career, Nightwish covers, and classical pieces.
Video footage can be seen below: