Officially announced on stage at Summerbreeze Festival in Germany, Tarja’s “My Winter Storm” reached Gold Record sales in Germany making Tarja the first Finnish solo artist ever to achieve such goal.
She will join the selected group of Artists from Finland that have also reached Gold in Germany: Him, Apocalyptica, The Rasmus, Sunrise Avenue and Nightwish.
Tarja is the only Finnish artist ever to achieve a Gold Record in Germany, both in a band and as solo artist.
During this Summer, Tarja performed for 250.000 people is Samara, Russia. She headlined festivals in Serbia, Germany, Romania and played before Metallica in France.
In the meantime while she is composing her new rock album and getting ready to record her first classical album, Tarja performed in Finland at the Savonlinna Opera Festival with Tenor José Cura and joined The Scorpions on stage in Saimaa Open Air.
The summer will end with two epic performances: an old Roman amphitheatre in Plovdiv, Bulgaria, with a Philharmonic Orchestra and Choir of over a hundred members and a Cross Over Classical program and Rock in Rio, Brazil in front of a million people.