Mariah Carey will perform at the legendary closing concert in Ischgl on Monday, April 30 April, it was announced today.
Ischgl's Top Of The Mountain concerts at the beginning and end of every ski season have become legendary for the big name stars they feature, including The Killers, Elton John, Kylie Minogue, Pink, Alicia Keys and Tina Turner.
Mariah Carey will perform on the specially constructed open-air stage at 2,320 metres on the Idalp and is expected to draw a crowd of 20,000 skiers, boarders and fans.
"It doesn't get much better than this," said Tourist Office Director Andreas Steibl. "We are proud and excited to announce this exceptional star for the closing concert of this exceptional winter season. Mariah Carey has a distinctive and powerful voice, which is perfect for the Top Of The Mountain concert. As usual, we wanted to close the season with a huge international star and once again we've done it! Mariah Carey ensures that we will have our traditional world-class atmosphere for the closing party."
She will be taking the crowd on a journey back through time, exploring her musical history over the past 20 years with hits such as Hero, Heartbreaker, Touch My Body, Someday and My All.
Concert entry is free with a valid ski pass (needed anyway to get up the mountain to the concert area). The last day of skiing in Ischgl this season is Tuesday, May 1.
Special accommodation and ski pass packages are available at www.ischgl.com which has an accommodation search facility. Four nights' accommodation with breakfast, plus four day skipass is available from 272 euros per person.