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Josh Pyke reaches #1 on Crossover/Classical ARIA Chart

 

CONTEMPORARY POP ARTISTJOSH PYKE

REACHES #1 ON CROSSOVER/ CLASSICAL ARIA CHART

WITH NEW ALBUM ‘LIVE AT THE SYDNEY OPERA HOUSE’ 

 In 2015, ARIA award winning singer / songwriter Josh Pyke joined the incredible Sydney Symphony Orchestra, for two stunning shows at the iconic Sydney Opera House. After showcasing his talents alongside conductor Christopher Dragon, Pyke released ‘Live At The Sydney Opera House’. The album instantly impacted the iTunes overall charts debuting at #6. Pyke has shown his musical talents by crossing over from the contemporary pop scene to secure a firm spot in the classical world, coming in at #1 on the Crossover/ Classical ARIA charts.

‘Live At The Sydney Opera House’ features 16 tracks by Josh Pyke and the Sydney Symphony Orchestra, including songs from Pyke’s previous 4 albums. Songs such as ‘Middle of the Hill’, ‘Leeward Side’ and ‘The Lighthouse Song’ performed and interpreted as you have never heard them before.

I’m so proud of this record. The whole experience was amazingly rewarding and a huge learning curve for me.
I love the fact that these songs have been given a new lease on life in this new form-
said Pyke.

For the special two evenings and now album; Josh Pyke worked with musicians and conductors that inspired him to create a different dynamic to his music SEE HERE

Known for his ability to weave intelligent lyrics with warm melodies and quirky song structures, Josh Pyke is one of Australia’s most respected premier singer- songwriters, whose extensive career has taken him around the world.  Josh’s ability to actively engage his audience drives fans to return year after year to witness his onstage presence. This album with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra is the next amazing chapter in an already stunning music career to date.

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