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Il Divo to be joined by Michael Ball on tour

The Castle & Country Tour kicks off on the 5 July 2018.

Il Divo will tour the UK in the summer of 2018, announcing the Castles & Country Tour which will visit stately homes and castles across Britain. The dates include a headline appearance at London’s Greenwich Music Time.

It has now been confirmed that Michael Ball will join Il Divo on selected dates across the tour.

I’m delighted to be performing at these incredible venues with Il Divo,” Ball announces. “The audience are in for a real treat and I’m looking forward to sharing these special moments with the fans. See you this summer!”

Classical crossover group Il Divo will match their performance with beautiful settings, kicking off at Euston Park in Thetford on the 5 July 2018. The tour then visits locations in Berkshire, Wales, Edinburgh, Warwickshire, Northumberland, Chichester, Leicestershire and Yorkshire, as well as at London’s Greenwich Music Time on Sunday 8 July.

Ball will join them for shows in Thetford, Reading, Alcester, Alnwick, Standsted Park and Grantham only.

Il Divo celebrate over 30 million album sales worldwide, with more than 50 No.1 records, 160 Gold and Platinum sales awards and four world tours. They sold out their Amor & Pasion dates in 2016, delivering hit songs such as Regresa a mi (Unbreak My Heart), The Time Of Our Lives, Si voy a perderte (Don’t Wanna Lose You) and I Believe In You (Je crois en toi).

We caught up with Il Divo ahead of their tour to find out more. Watch our chat below:

 

The band comprises Switzerland’s Urs Bühler, Spaniard Carlos Marín, the USA’s David Millers, and Sébastien Izambard of France.

Il Divo came together following a international search that discovered Urs, Carlos, David and Sébastien. They have released seven studio albums to date, most recently in 2015.

Here are those UK Castles & Country Tour dates:

5 July 2018 – Euston Park, Thetford*
7 July 2018 – Englefield House, Reading*
8 July 2018 – Greenwich Music Time, London
10 July 2018 – Motorpoint Arena, Cardiff
13 July 2018 – Edinburgh Castle, Castlehill
14 July 2018 – Ragley Hall, Alcester*
15 July 2018 – Alnwick Castle, Alnwick*
17 July 2018 – Stansted Park, Stansted Park*
20 July 2018 – Belvoir Castle, Grantham*
21 July 2018 – Scarborough Open Air Theatre, Scarborough
22 July 2018 – The Proms Arena, Lytham Festival

*w/ Michael Ball

Il Divo tickets are on sale now through Ticketmaster.co.uk.

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