KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 8 (Bernama) — The 2023 David Foster and Buddies Stay in Asia Tour live performance on the Mega Star Area, Sungei Wang final evening, noticed Malaysia’s very personal icon Datuk Seri Siti Nurhaliza obtain a standing ovation after her highly effective rendition of Celine Dion’s unique hit, The Energy of Love.
The charity live performance was organised by the Prihatin Nasional Basis (PRIHATIN).
David Forster, the world-renowned composer, was as spellbound because the roughly 3,000 members of the viewers whereas he accompanied her on the piano, and spontaneously requested one other Celine Dion hit, All By Myself, as an encore.
“She has a wonderful voice, I really like her,” mentioned David, 73, who has gained 16 Grammy awards, together with three for Finest Producer of the Yr.
Among the many well-known worldwide singers within the lineup had been Michael Bolton, Peabo Bryson, Loren Allref, and Katharine McPhee, who carried out a repertoire of the Canadian songwriter’s chart toppers.
The 2-hour live performance handled the viewers to greater than 15 chart toppers written by David, similar to, When A Man Loves a Lady; Magnificence and the Beast; If Ever You’re In My Arms Once more; Can You Cease The Rain and Cry Me A River.
It was additionally a proud second for Siti Nurhaliza when David himself performed the piano accompaniment for ‘Sehebat Matahari’, a observe from her newest album SITISM.
Siti Nurhaliza can also be within the lineup for a similar live performance in Singapore immediately.
In a press release by PRIHATIN, Siti Nurhaliza mentioned she was very grateful and fortunate for this collaboration with David Foster.
“I labored with David Foster 9 years in the past and prayed to share a stage with him once more. My want got here true immediately,” she mentioned.
In the meantime, PRIHATIN chief govt officer Datuk Mohd Aizuddin Ghazali mentioned the live performance served to not solely improve Malaysia’s presence on the worldwide stage but additionally helped elevate funds for the training of underprivileged college students. – BERNAMA / pic credit score: Siti Nurhaliza FB