The English pop star will tour with an orchestra this fall
Multi-platinum-selling singer/songwriter Ellie Goulding has announced a limited three-night run of special concert events in the US this fall. The three shows include New York City on November 16th with the Wordless Music Orchestra; San Francisco on November 20th with the San Francisco Symphony; and Los Angeles on November 22nd, where she makes her Walt Disney Concert Hall debut with the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra.
“So thrilled and excited to finally be back in the States again to see you all. It’s been too long and I’m sorry but that’s why I have made these shows extra special. I’m finally getting to showcase my songs in a way I’ve always wanted to,” Goulding shares on social media. “This will be the first time I’ve ever performed songs (going all the way back to my first wee album Lights) with an orchestra. Please join us for some magical evenings.”
Tickets will be available via a special, artist-pre-sale on Thursday, September 7th at 1 pm ET/10 am PT. Tickets for all shows go on sale widely on Friday, September 8th at 1 pm ET/10 am PT.
Goulding’s vision to perform with orchestra will come to life on the concert stage at these intimate shows, giving fans a rare opportunity to catch the global superstar in a truly unique setting. A passionate classical music fan herself, Goulding will be performing reimagined versions of hits and fan favorites from her wildly popular career-spanning catalog, all arranged for orchestra. The shows will also feature selections from her latest critically acclaimed album, Higher Than Heaven, out now on Interscope Records.
Goulding has a voice that can pierce through bass-heavy club music, dance atop piano ballads, and breezily run up the hill of artsy synth-pop. Goulding recently nabbed a coveted Official Chart Double in the UK, topping both the Official Singles and the Official Albums Chart. Spending eight weeks at No. 1 with her Calvin Harris collab “Miracle,” her new album Higher Than Heaven also became her fourth chart-topping LP. Goulding now joins Adele as the second British female solo artist with the most No. 1 albums to their name, with four apiece. “Miracle” also topped the US Dance Radio Chart, while the song has over 434 million global streams.
To date, Ellie Goulding has earned 10 platinum singles, four No. 1 UK albums, two BRIT Awards, a Grammy Award nomination, and a Golden Globe nomination. She has sold over 28 million albums and 230 million singles and amassed 50 billion streams worldwide. Goulding is also one of the most streamed female artists on Spotify with over eight billion streams. With over 50 million followers combined on her social platforms, she earned YouTube’s Diamond Award with 10 million subscribers on her YouTube channel and over 6.8 billion views globally.
A long-standing activist and philanthropist, Goulding uses her platform to engage young people with global issues. Her environmental work dates to 2017, when she was awarded the UN’s New Voices Award, and in recognition of her wider activism became a goodwill ambassador for UN Environment. In 2022 Goulding also became a TIME100 Impact Award winner, was named an ambassador for the WWF, and was honored by the UN Association as a Humanitarian of the Year.