West End Night off

Jacques Brel and Edith Piaf

A celebration in Song

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Last Show: Sunday 19 th November 2017

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Phantom of the Opera’s Joanna Strand brings together an exceptional group of jazz musicians and West End singers to celebrate the songs made famous by Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel. With arrangements of the originals in French, and new translations by Phantom of the Opera’s librettist Charles Hart, this evening’s singers will be joined by Romano Viazzani on accordion and Yaron Stavi on double bass and musical director John Bailey on piano.

"I want to make people cry, even when they don't understand my words" Edith Piaf

"My trade is a lovely one. I am a craftsman. It so happens that these days singers are better paid than blacksmiths" Jacques Brel

Line-Up

Olivier Dumait 

Pamela Hay

Lydia Jenkins

Gillian Keith

Luke McCall

Tim Rogers

Joanna Strand

John Bailey- Music director/ arranger/  piano Romano Viazzani - accordion/ arranger Yaron Stavi - double bass