WIN: George Michael tickets for Sheffield Motorpoint Arena

Symphonica: Tickets are now limited to see pop superstar George Michael at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena on Monday, October 1.
Symphonica: Tickets are now limited to see pop superstar George Michael at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena on Monday, October 1.

BY George, he’s back! And it’s no careless whisper – we’ve got 10 top tickets to be won to see pop superstar George Michael’s rescheduled concert at Sheffield Motorpoint Arena.

Fresh from his performance at the London 2012 Olympic Closing Ceremony last month, the ex-Wham! legend has resumed his European and UK Symphonica tour.

He has fully recovered from a near-fatal bout of pneumonia which forced him to postpone his concerts last year.

Now fighting fit – and getting rave reviews – he’s completed European dates and is making a triumphant return to Sheffield on Monday, October 1.

It is only his third solo tour proper in a 30-year career and the last time he performed in Sheffield was years ago with Andrew Ridgeley in Wham! at the City Hall.

The Symphonica tour has him performing his own material and covers with an orchestra.

The star, who has sold over 120 million records, returned to the stage at Wiener Stadthalle theatre in Vienna, where he fell ill last November.

He sang renditions of Rufus Wainwright’s Going To A Town and Sting’s Roxanne as well as his own hits.

Michael also performed new single White Light, inspired by his near-death experience.

By combining an unparalleled voice, the Symphonic orchestra, and a tantalising promise to include songs never previously performed, his latest live show is a magical experience awaiting fans and critics alike.

Guarantee your seats. Tickets originally sold out but there are now limited returns and production release tickets, at £51 and £86, may be subject to a booking fee. Buy in person, call 0114 2565656, book online at or

* For your chance to win one of four pairs enter our free prize draw online at or by text. Text STA (SPACE) followed by RED1(SPACE),followed by your name, house number and postcode and send to 61500. Texts cost £1 plus your usual network rate. Get the bill payer’s permission first.

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Deadlines Tuesday, September 25, 2012, 10am. Usual SNL rules and data terms below.

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