Piaf and Brel: The Impossible Concert

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1 Venue

The Jade

142-160 Flinders St, Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

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  • Suitable for audiences who speak English as a second Language
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About this event

Edith Piaf and Jacques Brel: two French musical icons. They sang songs of romance, heartbreak, hope and love, and lived lives of drama and passion. Their music is the soundtrack to millions of lives and loves, around the world. This 'impossible' concert, featuring internationally acclaimed vocalist Melanie Gall, relives the adventure and inspiration of their lives and music. With 'Amsterdam', 'Milord', 'La Vie en Rose' and other French classics. 2016-2018 Edinburgh Fringe sell-out awards, Off-Broadway run, 2016. 'Piaf and Brel' has been performed in over 30 countries.

"A bravura display of amazing colour and dynamic range" Edmonton Journal.
"A beautifully rendered and loving homage" CBC.
★★★★ "A born performer, a real star in the making" Broadway Baby.
★★★★★ Southside Advertiser.

Presented by:
Melanie Gall with Emma Knights Productions

Melanie Gall is an internationally-acclaimed vocalist. She holds five opera degrees, and has performed in Africa, South America, Asia and the Caribbean. She has sung Lincoln Center and Carnegie Hall, and recently performed a Vera Lynn concert for the Jazz series at Royal Albert Hall.

She has won several awards for her work, including the ‘CBC Award for Best Musical’ at the Winnipeg Fringe Festival and sold-out laurels at for three consecutive years at the Edinburgh Fringe. Melanie has recorded several albums, including Sweeter in a Sweater, with songs about knitting from WWII.

Emma Knights Productions was established in 2013 by South Australian musician Emma Knights. Emma creates a world of unique music immersive experiences, providing opportunities for local and international artists.

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