Following his critically acclaimed West End concerts, Ross Leadbeater, the award winning Welsh singer-pianist and musical director releases his debut EP ahead of his solo UK Tour celebrating his musical favourites from The Great British Songbook.
From Ivor Novello to Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lionel Bart to Leslie Bricusse, with The Beatles, Take That and Gilbert & Sullivan – there is something for everyone in this not-to-be-missed opportunity to enjoy the massive hits and forgotten gems.
Ross shot to fame in 2008 with the Classical Brit Award winning group Only Men Aloud, releasing two albums with Decca Records, achieving worldwide record sales of over 300,000 and performing alongside artists such as Shirley Bassey, Katherine Jenkins, Bonnie Tyler and Josh Groban.
He regularly performs on BBC Radio 3, BBC Radio London and recently on the BBC Radio 2 documentary Keep The Home Fires Burning with Don Black and Simon Callow. His television appearances include The Royal Variety Show, Proms in the Park, and The One Show.
The 5 date UK Tour kicks off in South Wales on 18th May at Blackwood Miners Institute and will be playing Birmingham, Manchester, Hastings and in London on 29th June at the iconic music venue, The Pheasantry.
Ross said, “I am thrilled to be releasing my debut EP and taking my favourite British songs out on the road. I am looking forward to connecting with fans of my music all around the country!”
Ross Leadbeater’s tour dates are as follows:
18th May 2016 Wales – Blackwood Miner’s Institute
4th Birmingham – The Bramall
10th Manchester – Royal Northern College of Music
23rd Hastings – White Rock Theatre
29th London – The Pheasantry