Please note: This performance has been rescheduled from 14 September 2012
Fifty years after millions of adoring fans thronged the streets of Paris for the state funeral of Edith Piaf, this large-scale production, premiering a script by Jane Lapotaire, pays homage to the life and music of the troubled chanteuse best known for the classics Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien and La Vie En Rose.
June Brown narrator
Eva Stanley-Jones lead singer
Peter Straker special guest
The Matthew Jones Orchestra & Choir featuring Denise Green
Christie Laume, the sister-in-law of Edith Piaf, has also confirmed her appearance. Her brother, the late Theo Sarapo, was the third and final husband of the French icon. Laume will share her memoirs as a protégé, friend and relative.
- Town Hall, Victoria Square, Birmingham, B3 3DQ, West Midlands, United Kingdom
* A £2.50 fee per transaction will be charged on all bookings except purchases made in person at the Town Hall or Symphony Hall Box office.blog comments powered by Disqus