Barbra Streisand announces European tour


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The Independent Online

Following her high profile appearance at the Oscars last month Barbra Streisand has announced a European tour.

Dates in Cologne, Amsterdam, London and Paris follow her North American tour of 2012.

Barbra Streisand Live will include a full orchestra and special guests Chris Botti, her son Jason Gould, and sister Roslyn Kind, all of whom performed last year on Back to Brooklyn.

This summer’s tour kicks off in London, 1 June at the O2 Arena, followed by concerts in Amsterdam 6 June at the Ziggo Dome, Paris on 10 June at Bercy and Cologne on 12 June at Lanxess Arena. Additional dates and venues to be announced.

Streisand is the only artist ever to receive an Oscar, Tony, Emmy, Grammy, Directors Guild of America, Golden Globe, National Medal of Arts and Peabody Awards as well as France's Legion d'Honneur and the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. She is, in fact, the recipient of 2 Oscars, 5 Emmys, 10 Grammys, a Tony and 12 Golden Globes including the Cecil B. DeMille Award. She is also the first female film director to receive the Kennedy Center Honors. The three films she directed received 14 Oscar nominations.

She stars alongside Seth Rogen in her latest film, The Guilt Trip.