Neil Diamond's Hot August Night

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Celebrating the legendary recording “Hot August Night”, Peter Byrne brings Neil Diamond to you together with the 30-piece Sydney International Orchestra.

It is over 45 years since Neil Diamond stepped on stage at the Greek Theatre in Los Angeles with a symphony orchestra and recorded what is still known today as one of the greatest epic live albums of all time. Now that album will be re-created in its original format in a national tour by Peter Byrne and the Sydney International Orchestra.

Featuring classic songs Crunchy Granola Suite, Cherry Cherry, Sweet Caroline and I Am I Said… see the same spontaneous display of energy and sensuality of Neil Diamond with the superb talents of Peter Byrne. Peter’s capacity to recreate Neil Diamond to a standard that Neil himself has endorsed on many occasions hearing Peter’s tribute.

Neil Diamond recently announced retirement from live performing due to being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease. Neil’s many fans in Australia were devastated and saddened at the news so Peter decided he would put on a concert in support of the Shake it Up Australia Foundation to help increase awareness and raise funds for research to help in finding a cure for Parkinson’s. With a 30-piece Sydney International Orchestra Peter reenacts every song from the album as Diamond recorded it.

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"....the day I see a better Diamond, will be the day the man himself appears on stage..." - Adrian Revere, The Mercury