Britain’s Got Talent season one winner Paul Potts is visiting North America. Prior to winning Potts was a manager at Carphone Warehouse who also performed in amateur opera from 1999 to 2003.
The scheduled dates are below:
Tue, Jul. 14th, 2009 08:00 PM Hard Rock Live-Hollywood (Hollywood, FL) View Tickets Sell Tickets
Fri, Jul. 17th, 2009 09:00 PM Borgata Casino Music Box (Atlantic City, NJ) View Tickets Sell Tickets
Sat, Jul. 18th, 2009 07:30 PM Elgin Theatre (Toronto, ON) View Tickets Sell Tickets
Mon, Jul. 20th, 2009 07:30 PM Rosemont Theatre (Rosemont, IL) View Tickets Sell Tickets
Tue, Jul. 21st, 2009 08:00 PM Warner Theatre-DC (Washington, DC) View Tickets Sell Tickets
Potts auditioned for Simon Cowell’s new talent show Britain’s Got Talent at the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff on 17 March 2007. The audition was televised on ITV1 in the UK on 9 June 2007. Potts sang the full rendition of Giacomo Puccini’s “Nessun Dorma”, which was condensed for broadcast, for which he received a standing ovation from the audience of 2,000 people.
In the semi-final on 14 June 2007, Potts performed the main verses of Andrea Bocelli’s “Con te partirò”. He progressed to the final after receiving the highest public vote in that show. He performed “Nessun Dorma” again for his finale on 17 June 2007, as well as an encore after he won the competition. Potts defeated co-favorite with the bookmakers, Connie Talbot, and received the highest percentage of two million votes cast to win £100,000, and the honor to perform at the Royal Variety Performance on 3 December 2007, in front of Queen Elizabeth II.