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Volkswagen presents first concert ever of
US-musical-legend Barbra Streisand in Germany
Exclusive sale on www.volkswagen.de
It is the musical sensation of the
year: For the very first time world-famous American singer and
actress Barbra Streisand will play one concert in Germany during
her first ever tour of Europe. Streisand will play Berliner
Waldbühne on June 30th accompanied by a 58 piece orchestra.
Europe´s biggest automobile manufacturer, Volkswagen, presents
this once in a life time cultural event.
Volkswagen will support the concert of
the artist with a limousine-fleet, consisting of Passat
BlueMotion and Polo BlueMotion to shuttle crew and guests
safely, elegantly and environmentally sound - thus making an
important statement to the current debate about climate
protection as well as considering it as a must-have for the
"We admire Barbra Streisand as being
one of the most outstanding artists of our time. Her social and
political engagement as well as her strong commitment to
environment protection commands all our respect. We are
delighted to present this Berlin concert," says Stephan Grühsem,
Head of Group Communications at Volkswagen AG.
As the main sponsor, Volkswagen offers an
exclusive ticket-sale on their webpage www.volkswagen.de. The official
start of ticket sales is June 1st, when tickets will be available at all
box offices and online on www.deag.de.
From June 18 until July 22, Streisand will also
visit Austria, France, Ireland, Switzerland, Sweden and England during
her Europe tour. The tickets for the first show in London sold out
within 20 minutes, with the second show selling out shortly after.
Barbra Streisand is the music industry's #1
best-selling female artist with 50 Gold, 30 Platinum and 13
Multi-Platinum albums to her credit. She is second in the all-time
charts, ahead of The Beatles and The Rolling Stones, exceeded only by
Elvis. She continues to be the highest-selling female recording artist
ever. As an artist of unparalleled accomplishments in multiple
entertainment fields, Streisand has made her mark as an award winning
actress of stage and screen, recording artist, concert performer, movie
producer, film director, screenwriter and songwriter.
Having earned two Oscars (Best Actress and Best
Song), four Emmys, ten Golden Globes, eight Grammys, a special Tony
Award (in 1970 as "Star of the Decade"), and two Cable Ace awards, she
is the only performer to hold honors from all of those institutions. In
addition, Streisand is a recipient of the American Film Institute's Life
Achievement Award, the National Endowment for the Arts National Medal of
Arts, and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award.
All Photos: Volkswagen
(June 1, 2007)