LIMA — Jackie Evancho will perform with members of the Lima Symphony Orchestra at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 22, in the Crouse Performance Hall of the Veterans Memorial Civic Center, 7 Town Square, Lima.
Tickets are $19 to $75 at limaciviccenter.com, by calling 419-224-1552 or at the box office.
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Jackie Evancho dazzled American television audiences at age ten gaining global recognition with her stunning debut on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. Since then, she has released a string of platinum and gold albums and has had 6 consecutive number 1’s on the Billboard Classical charts. Along the way the singer accomplished numerous accolades including: youngest solo platinum artist, youngest top 5 debut artist in UK history, youngest artist to give a solo concert at Lincoln Center, and highest debut artist of 2010. Her broad successes lead to Billboard Magazine including Jackie on their list of “music movers-and shakers under the age of 21”. During her impressive 8-year career, she has had the privilege to perform for numerous dignitaries around the world including: twice for President Obama and the First Lady, The Pope, and a private recital for the Imperial family of Japan. She was also invited to perform on Oprah’s farewell special. Jackie has recorded duets with notable artists such as, Barbra Streisand, Placido Domingo, Jose Carreras, Andrea Bocelli, Chris Botti, Susan Boyle, Il Volo, Joshua Bell, and 2cellos. Jackie acted in Robert Redford’s film The Company You Keep alongside Susan Sarandon and was the face of Guess Kids in 2012. She was also named one of the best mannered people of 2011.
Jackie Evancho is now an 18-year old high school graduate. The singer continues to be a pioneer in the classical crossover genre, 2016 saw the teenager evolve musically with the release of new pop sounding music. She ended 2016 with a well-received Christmas CD, Someday At Christmas, which saw her once again at number one on the Classical charts. In 2017 she released her 7th critically acclaimed studio album Two Hearts. 2018 brought more excitement as Jackie continued to record material for a new ground breaking studio album and she continues touring and performing around the world.