LAMC Productions is proud to announce the return of musical YouTube phenomenon The Piano Guys to Singapore on Monday April 13 & 14, 2015, 8pm at The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre!
The Piano Guys last thrilled and captivated audiences in Singapore in September 2013 when they performed to a full capacity at The Star Theatre, The Star Performing Arts Centre.
What began as an experiment and then exploded into an Internet phenomenon has now evolved into an incredible success story. The Piano Guys, four talented dads from Utah, Jon Schmidt (Piano), Steven Sharp Nelson (Cello), Al Van Der Beek (Producer, Songwriter) and Paul Anderson (Producer, Videographer) who became online sensations by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They’ve made over 50 music videos since early 2011, including their breakout hit, an innovative multi-handed version of One Direction’s “What Makes You Beautiful” (over 38 million YouTube views), a beautiful rendition of Christina Perri’s “A Thousand Years” (over 40 million YouTube views) and a gorgeous reinvention of the hit song “Let It Go” (over 30 million YouTube views) from Disney’s Frozen. The Piano Guys videos have to date amassed a total of over 570 million YouTube views and their YouTube channel has over 3.5 million subscribers.
To date, the Utah-based classical-pop group has released four major label albums: Wonders, The Piano Guys, The Piano Guys 2, and a holiday album called A Family Christmas. The Piano Guys’ fourth and latest studio release entitled Wonders made its chart debut at an impressive #12 on the Billboard Top 200. This marked The Piano Guys’ highest debut and biggest opening sales week of their career.
Wonders features successful single/video releases from the past year such as, “Let It Go”, “Kung Fu Piano: Cello Ascends” (over 10 million YouTube views), “Don’t You Worry Child” (over 9 million YouTube views) and “Story of my Life” (over 6 million YouTube views). It also includes new songs with strong familiarity – “Batman Evolution” (The Piano Guys’ take on various Batman themes over the years), a mash-up that incorporates melodies from Dave Matthews Band’s huge hit “Ants Marching / Beethoven Ode to Joy” and Mussorgsky’s “Pictures at an Exhibition” – as well some original compositions by The Piano Guys.
The Piano Guys’ unique style and signature twist of melding popular songs has garnered rave reviews and performances on The Today Show, The Tonight Show, Katie, CBS This Morning, Fox & Friends among others.