Photo © Geoff Pegler
Art On Ice 2015 Celebrating 20 Years
Florent Amodio Photo © Geoff Pegler
Art On Ice is back in Zurich, Lausanne and Davos for 2015 and this year it will be celebrating its 20th anniversary. The headline musical acts for this year’s show are Nelly Furtado, Tom Odell and Marc Sway. Art on Ice is a unique artistic show featuring Olympic and world champion ice skaters together with international music stars performing live on stage.
Art on Ice is amongst the most attended indoor shows in the world with nearly 80,000 spectators annually and the 2015 edition promises to be an exciting jubilee show!
The show takes place in Zurich from the 5th to 8th February 2015, in Lausanne from 10th to 11th February 2015 and in Davos on 13th and 14th February 2015.
The Musical Stars
Nelly Furtado © Art On Ice
NELLY FURTADO is Canadian with Portuguese roots and one of the most successful singers of our times having sold more than 16 million albums and nearly 18 million singles worldwide. Her hit “I’m Like A Bird” won her a Grammy in 2002.
Tom Odell © Art On Ice
TOM ODELL The Brit singer with a folksy melancholic Indie pop sound will also be there. Tom won the 2013 Brits Critics’ Choice Award and his debut album “Long Way Down” and hit single “Another Love” have soared through the charts.
Marc Sway Photo © Art On Ice
MARC SWAY Marc’s 2006 song “Severina” was nominated best Swiss song at the Swiss Music Awards. He was also jury member and coach for the 2013 and 2014 “Voice of Switzerland” shows. His current album in the Swiss charts is entitled “Black & White”.
The Ice Figure Skating Champions
The figure skating champions who will be performing and enthralling us on the ice this year are as follows:
Tatiana Volosozhar & Maxim Trankov – Two times 2014 Olympic champion in the doubles and team events, and 2013 World champions
Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir – Olympic champions in ice dance 2010
Carolina Kostner – World champion 2012
Stéphane Lambiel – World champion in both 2005 and 2006
Daisuke Takahashi – World champion 2010
Sarah Meier Photo © Geoff Pegler
Sarah Meier – European champion 2011 – a special mention for Sarah who will be retiring from Art on Ice this year and will be greatly missed in the future
Florent Amodio – European champion 2011
Joannie Rochette – Olympic bronze medalist 2010
Aljona Savchenko & Bruno Massot
Fiona Gabrielle Zaldua & Dmiti Sukhanov
Le Patin Libre
Joannie Rochette © Geoff Pegler
The rehearsals took place on 4th February and here are a couple of sneak peeks:
For more information and to book tickets please go to the Art On Ice website.
From the first night:
Premiere Night – Tom Odell and Stéphane Lambiel Art On Ice 2015
Daisuke Takahashi 2015
Sarah Meier Art on Ice Opening Night 2015
To see more photos of Daisuke Takahashi please click here
To see some previous photos from Art on Ice 2014 see here.
If you want to go ice skating around Zurich yourself see here.
Videos of Art On Ice 2015
To see a short video clip of Daisuke Takahashi at the Opening Night of Art on Ice 2015 click here.
Video of Nelly Furtado singing to Tessa Virtue & Scott Moir click here
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