You think you know the Beatles, but now go one step further than ever before to see what it was like to be IN a Beatles recording session.
This is an arena spectacular like no other, an insight into where the Beatles songs actually came from. They evolved in the studio at Abbey Road and now for the first time you can experience what it was like to be there. This is not just a concert, it is an insight into those recordings, this is – The Sessions, a Live re-staging of the Beatles at Abbey Road Studios.
Experience a musical odyssey on an arena scale, featuring a massive 66 Beatles songs performed live (either in part or in whole) by outstanding musicians and produced by a world class team overseen by legendary recording engineer Geoff Emerick, who worked on three of The Beatles’ albums at Abbey Road studios.
Sneak peek behind the scenes at rehearsals
In the studio the tapes kept rolling between takes, capturing the banter and the back and forth of how these songs came about. Now you can experience it, live on stage in this musical journey through 12 of the Beatles albums all recorded at Abbey Road, the most celebrated recording studios in music history.
Producers have gathered together the best sound-alikes in the world. Each song is played exactly as it was recorded. For the first time in a generation, all instrumentation, arrangements and vocals are identical to the original recordings – the closest thing to actually being in the studio with John, Paul, George and Ringo. The set recreates the actual studio meticulously restored and features 45 musicians performing live. Staged in dazzling cinematic effects it will take you on a journey from early Liverpool to swinging London and the phenomenon of Beatlemania.
This is truly a once-in-a-lifetime backstage pass to a magical moment in musical history.
The production team behind this massive undertaking is overseen by acclaimed recording engineer and four-time Grammy winner Geoff Emerick, who worked on numerous early recordings byThe Beatles as well as their albums Revolver, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, and Abbey Road. Created by celebrated international creative producer/designer Stig Edgren, it features spectacular video design from Luke Halls, video designer for 2012 Closing Olympic and Paralympic Ceremonies, U2, Rolling Stones, Robbie Williams, Take That, Rhianna; stunning lighting from Luc Lafortune one of the world’s leading lighting designers and one of the original creators of Cirque du Soleil and is directed by Kim Gavin producer ofTake That’s latest stadium tours and creative director of the 2012 Summer Olympics closing ceremony.
Presented by Stig Edgren and Jef Hanlon ‘THE SESSIONS – a LIVE re-staging of The Beatles at Abbey Road Studios’ will premiere on 1 April 2016 at the Royal Albert Hall London, before touring to Belfast SSE Arena on 3 April and 3Arena Dublin on 4 April.
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