UNDER PARIS SKIES The Music and Story of Edith Piaf - at The Venables

Saturday, September 14, 2019 - 19:30

Award winning chanteuse Edie Daponte brings Edith Piaf to life for an unforgettable evening of music and entertainment inspired by Paris! Performed in both French and English, expect surprise numbers and dramatic costume changes.

Edith Piaf, beloved by millions, gave her last performance at the Paris Olympia in 1963. Her unique voice and passion evoke a time and place for listeners, of Europe before and after the war, and of a life filled with tragedy and endurance. In homage, Edie Daponte channels Piaf with her rich timbre and captivating stage presence. Edie will perform many of Piaf’s soulful and emotional numbers and her experienced full live band help create the atmosphere of an intimate Parisian theatre. You will hear songs like Non Je Ne Regrette Rien; La Vie En Rose; Sous Le Ciel de Paris; Milord; L'Accordeoniste and many more as well as songs that fit Piaf’s oeuvre. 

Come along and feel yourself sink under the spell of the Parisian streets and the sounds they inspire!

 “A true Talent!” Robyn Burns, CBC Radio

“Edie is a charismatic, engaging, incredibly talented vocalist. Her Piaf show is enthralling!” Adrien and Marie Bachand, Beacon Ridge Productions
“Edie steals the show channeling Piaf in this intimate theatre experience”
Deborah Rogers, Seaside Magazine

"...wonderfully playful, Daponte's Piaf is stunningly accurate, vibrato and all...backed by a veritable who's who of Victoria jazz musicians." Don Descoteau, Monday Magazine

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