MAGNUM OPUM ROCKESTRA (under Conductor Marcel Heijnen), a 32-strong orchestra accompanied by the METALFORCE 1 rock band and led by singers / vocalists which decisively influenced the metal scene in recent years and decades, are set to embark on the Christmas Metal Symphony European Tour.
The following guest stars are so far confirmed: Joey Belladonna (ANTHRAX), Chuck Billy (TESTAMENT), Joacim Cans (HAMMERFALL), Udo Dirkschneider (UDO, ex-ACCEPT), Floor Jansen (NIGHTWISH), Michael Kiske (ex-HELLOWEEN).
Musical director of the production is Joost van den Broek. The tour starts in December 2013, and leads the production in addition to Germany to Sweden, Belgium, Holland, Italy and the Czech Republic.
Tour dates include:
13 - Trollhättan, Sweden - Älvhögsborg
14 - Kristianstad, Sweden - Kristianstad Arena
17 - Würselen, Germany - Royal Event Center
18 - Bochum, Germany - Ruhrkongress
19 - Prague, Czech Republic - Mala Sportovni Hala
20 - Oberstraubing, Germany - Airport - Great Hall
21 - Balingen, Germany - Volksbank Fair
22 - Milan, Italy - Live Club
Further dates are planned and will be published soon.