Barbra Streisand returned to London after 13 years to eight standing ovations at the 02 Arena - the seventh stop on her first ever, record-breaking European tour.
Streisand's voice excelled in London's newest state of the art arena, which made the most of the incredible vocal range Barbra naturally exudes, much to the appreciation of the 15,000 capacity audience.
The star-studded audience included Impressario Andrew Lloyd Webber, actress Joan Collins, actor Richard E Grant, designer Randolph Duke, novelist Kathy Lette and other luminaries.Read more »
"Streisand has Europe wanting more" (Reuters)
"And the voice, oh the voice. What an instrument of beauty and wonder it is, whether wrapping itself around a grief-stricken You Don't Bring Me Flowers, slipping into French during Ma Premiere Chanson or being fabulously sultry on Unusual Way. And when she hummed the first bars of The Way We Were, I had a genuine attack of goose-bumps."
- John Aizlewood, Evening Standard
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Barbra Streisand tonight continued her box-office, record-breaking European tour at Ireland's Palladian Mansion, the State Historic Castletown House, which was once the ancestral (O Conghaile) home of the former Speaker of the Irish House of Commons William Conolly.
This is the sixth stop on Streisand's first ever European tour, and it was her first performance in Ireland, as part of her series of concerts. Read more »