The busker-turned-platinum-selling singer-songwriter is headed for Dubai Opera on November 20…

Michael Rosenberg AKA Passenger is bringing his folk rock sound to Dubai Opera later this year. The news comes a day after the announcement that legendary musical songstress Lea Salonga will also perform at Dubai Opera in 2020.

Rosenberg’s international number one hit single, Let Her Go, has topped the charts across the globe and been viewed on You Tube over 2 billion times. His hit was also nominated for a Brit Award for British Single of the Year in 2014 and earned him an Ivor Novello.

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The multi-award-winning, platinum-selling singer-songwriter’s musical journey has seen him catapult into the spotlight, from performing on street corners to headlining stadiums.

Aside from performing his international smash hit, Passenger will also be singing hits from his 12th studio album, which was recorded at the iconic Abbey Rd studios and Mike’s own studio in Brighton. It sees him record with a string quartet for the first time and is a beautiful and resonate testament to his time on the streets of Britain.

Commenting on this announcement, Jasper Hope, Chief Executive of Dubai Opera said: “After incredible concerts by truly great singer-songwriters like James Morrison, Rufus Wainwright and Suzanne Vega amongst others, it’s very exciting to be able to announce that next up at Dubai Opera is the phenomenal Passenger, whose music is known the world-over after a decade of extraordinary solo success.”

Tickets start from Dhs195 and go on sale Thursday July 11 at 5pm.

Passenger at Dubai Opera, Downtown Dubai, 8pm onwards, Wednesday November , from Dhs195. Tel: (04) 440 8888.

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