Elton John returned to Riga with a stunning concert in front of 10,300 spectators

  • 2011-11-04
  • By TBT Staff

Yesterday [Nov. 3]the legendary musician Sir Elton John performed at Arena Riga in front of 10,300 spectators. “I am very delighted to return to Riga,” said Elton John and started his concert.

“During almost three-hour long performance, which included touching ballads, such as “Do not Let the Sun Go Down On Me,” “Sorry Seems to bethe Hardest Word” and “Candle in the Wind” mixed with energetic hits “The Bitch Is Back,” “Benne and the Jets and “Crocodile Rock,” the audience was completely drawn into Elton John’s world. With his energetic performance 64-year-old musician showed that he can still be called the ‘Rocket Man,’” Inga Kadeka, director of the concert agency FBI, said after the show.

In the middle of the concert Elton John also performed three tracks from his new album “The Union,” which is recorded together with American songwriter and singer Leon Russell.

With a concert in Riga Elton John opened his tour in Eastern Europe. Today Elton John will perform in Lithuania, but then in Russia, Ukraine and Slovenia.