It allows me to do something completely different celebrating songwriters I love such as Harry Nilsson, Jim Webb, Burt Bacharach, Lennon & Mc Cartney, Tim Rice & Andrew Lloyd Webber ... as well as many of my hits such as “I Know Him So Well”, “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina” and of course my signature “Memory”.
And it’s the ideal opportunity to perform in an intimate way.” Elaine has performed live in concert all over the world and as a recording artist has worked with legendary producers such as Tony Visconti, Dennis Lambert, Peter Matz and Phil Ramone amongst others and has released 22 solo albums (four multi-Platinum and nine Gold,) been featured on seven cast recordings and has had major worldwide hits with songs such as “Memory” ().
As a musical theatre performer, Elaine has made a major contribution to the modern musical.
She has starred in more smash-hit West End and Broadway musicals than anyone else of her generation and continues to present the hugely successful weekly BBC Radio 2 show , now approaching its 15th year on air, devoted to musical theatre and film music, and which continues to delight audiences of over 2.5 million listeners each week with its mix of music, news and interviews.
She was given aggressive therapy for it which included radiotherapy and stretched over five years.
She was told she is cancer-related but advised strict followups for it.
JOIN NOW *a transaction fee of .20 applies per transaction.She was 16 when she first took to stage musicals and did Grease and Jesus Christ Superstar.Her greatest role has been in Andrew Lloyd Webber blockbuster musical, Evita in 1978 in which she aged Eva Peron.In the latter musical, the topic was the life of the French star Edith Piaf. And along with it came the breast cancer diagnosis when she spotted a lump in her breast.Also read BBC journalist Rachel Bland loses the fight to metastatic breast cancer!