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August 07, 2012 11:27 ET

Barbra Streisand visits Scotiabank Place on Oct. 20

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Aug. 7, 2012) -

BARBRA STREISAND - THE MAGIC CONTINUES

With special guests Chris Botti and Il Volo

SATURDAY, OCT. 20

SCOTIABANK PLACE - OTTAWA

Tickets on sale Monday, Aug. 13, at 10 a.m.

Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.CapitalTickets.ca or www.livenation.com, by phone at 613-599-FANS (3267) or 1-877-788-FANS (3267); in person at The Sens Store at Carlingwood Mall and Place d'Orléans, any Ottawa Sports Experts location, Les Galeries de Hull and at the Scotiabank Place box office.

Barbra Streisand, the most accomplished female recording artist ever, will visit Scotiabank Place on Saturday, Oct. 20, with special guests Chris Botti and Il Volo. Streisand has received 10 Grammys - including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement and Grammy Legend Awards - 51 gold albums, 30 platinum albums and 13 multi-platinum albums. According to the RIAA, Barbra Streisand is the No. 1 best-selling female recording artist in history and the only woman to make the top 10 all time best-selling artists list.

An artist of unparalleled accomplishments in multiple entertainment fields, Streisand has made her mark as an award-winning actress of stage and screen, recording artist, concert performer, film director, producer, screenwriter, songwriter, philanthropist, designer, photographer, author and activist.

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 the recipient of two Oscars, five 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 has directed received 14 Oscar nominations.

The Streisand Foundation has given millions of dollars in more than 2,100 grants to over 700 non-profit organizations including her substantial underwriting of The Cedars-Sinai Barbra Streisand Women's Cardiovascular Research and Education Program, which addresses the leading cause of death among women in the United States, as well as men. Barbra Streisand was recently honored by the Cedars-Sinai Board of Governors for her generous support and dedication to the Cedars-Sinai Women's Heart Center.

About Chris Botti

Since the release of his 2004 critically acclaimed CD When I Fall In Love, Chris Botti has become the largest selling American instrumental artist. His success has crossed over to audiences usually reserved for pop music and his ongoing association with PBS has led to four No. 1 jazz albums, as well as multiple gold, platinum and Grammy Awards.

About Il Volo

The highly acclaimed trio of young Italian tenors first appeared on the popular Italian talent show Ti Lascio Una Canzone in May 2009 and won the competition easily. The group released their debut album with Universal Music Group and then became the first Italian artists to sign with Geffen Records in the United States.

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