Piaf and Brel: The Impossible Concert

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The White Room at The Wembley Hotel

344 Cambridge Street, Wembley, WA, 6014

Minors can only attend this show at this venue with a parent or legal guardian.

Suitability and warnings: PG

Kleenheat Sizzle Factor: Medium

Something for almost everyone. Not too naughty, not too nice. These shows mightn’t be ideal for the little’uns.

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 run, 2016 Off-Broadway run. 'Piaf and Brel' has been performed in over 30 countries.

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

Presented by:
Melanie Gall

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 for three consecutive years at the Edinburgh Fringe. Melanie has recorded several albums, including Knitting all the Day, and Sweeter in a Sweater, with songs about knitting from WWII and WWII.

In addition, Melanie hosts The Savvy Girls Podcast, a popular knitting podcast with a regular listenership of several thousand.

Fringefeed reviews energised by Woodside

  • "I felt transported to the era and loved Gall’s haunting rendition of Piaf’s classic La Vie en Rose." - Fringefeed

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