Trans Siberian Orchestra, also referred to as TSO, is the name of an America progressive rock band founded by lyricist Paul O’Neil along with Jon Oliva, Robert Kinkel and Al Pitrelli in 1996. Trans Siberian Orchestra began touring in 1999 in support of their second album, The Christmas Attic in 1998. Known for their elaborately theatric live performances, Trans Siberian Orchestra has sold more than 10 million concert tickets, selling out thousands of stadiums worldwide from 1999 to 2009. The debut Trans Siberian Orchestra album was titled Christmas Eve and Other Stories, part of a rock opera called The Christmas Trilogy, including The Christmas Attic and Dead Winter Dead, originally released in 1998 about the Bosnian War. Trans Siberian Orchestra released Beethoven’s Last Night soon after, which was another album that focused heavily on storytelling. Trans Siberian Orchestra toured heavily in support of their album’s release, performing the record in its entirety to captivated audiences around the world. In 2004, Trans Siberian Orchestra completed The Lost Christmas Eve. After a few years of touring, the band released Night Castle in 2009, which debuted in the number 5 position on the Billboard album charts. In 2012, Trans Siberian Orchestra released a five track EP titled FDreams of Fireflies on Lava Republic Universal Records, which debuted on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart at the number 9 position. In 2013, Trans Siberian Orchestra came out with a compilation album titled Tales of Winter: Selections from the TSO Rock Operas, reaffirming their role in storytelling rock operas. The band toured extensively in the following years, performing at festivals around the world, including the Wacken Open Air Festival in Germany. Trans Siberian Orchestra shows are heavily focused on the storytelling experience for the audience and often blend a number of musical elements, such as blues, rock, and other genres in order to create moods and emotions which correspond to each part of the story and lyrics of each song. Don’t miss out on tickets to the next Trans Siberian Orchestra performance near you. Score with TicketCity – the place to go for Trans Siberian Orchestra Tickets.
Trans Siberian Orchestra Tour – 2015
Trans Siberian Orchestra performed at a number of stadiums and music festivals in 2015. During concerts on their 2015 tour, Trans Siberian Orchestra performed many of their classic hits from The Christmas Trilogy as well as other fan favorite stories. Trans Siberian Orchestra performances are best known for being rich, storytelling experiences for the audience, often involving elaborate stage lighting, extensive use of pyrotechnics, as well as other forms of stage production in order to engage the audience during live performances.