Queensland Performing Arts Centre has announced musical theatre royalty Lea Salonga will make her Concert Hall debut on Saturday 9 November as part of an Australian east coast tour.

Known for her powerhouse vocals and perfect pitch, Lea is best known for her West End and Broadway roles in Les Misérables and Miss Saigon, as well as being the singing voice for two Disney Princesses in the animated classics Aladdin and Mulan. Globally, Lea has sold 19 million albums and in 2011 was heralded a ‘Disney Legend’ by The Walt Disney Company for her outstanding contributions to the Disney legacy.

Lea has also performed for six Philippine Presidents; three American Presidents; Diana, Princess of Wales; and Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Currently, Lea serves as a coach on the Philippines hit television show and worldwide format, The Voice and The Voice Kids. “I am so thrilled to be returning to Australia. After performing in Sydney and Melbourne in 2017, we are excited to add Brisbane to this visit and I can’t wait to see all my Australian fans and share a night of some of my favourite music with them.” Lea said

In her performance Lea will showcase Broadway hits and movie greats, including songs from Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, The Greatest Showman, Aladdin and Frozen. Her vocals will be matched by Camerata, Queensland’s Chamber Orchestra, under the baton of Gerard Salonga.

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