Arts Commons Presents
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Arts Commons Presents
BD&P World Music
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Arts Commons, Jack Singer Concert Hall
Lobby Pre-show at 6:30pm - Sophia Serafino
Concert at 7:30pm
Includes an intermission
The powerful and moving celebration of the life and music of legendary French chanteuse Edith Piaf comes to Arts Commons. Starring Anne Carrere who has been hailed as “Edith Piaf’s legitimate musical heiress,” PIAF!, The Show has received rave reviews in over 30 countries around the globe.
The music tells it all, weaving together Edith Piaf’s rags to riches story with the grande dame’s signature sound, bringing to life famous songs such as L’Hymne à L’Amour and Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien. Her story comes to a powerful climax with Piaf’s triumphant performance at Carnegie Hall. Featuring never before seen images of Piaf, this multi-media concert tribute celebrates of one of music’s greatest performers with absolutely no regrets.
“Has Edith Piaf come back to celebrate her 100th birthday with her fans, 51 years after leaving us?” – Riviera Buzz
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Part of the BD&P World Music series.
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The Jack Singer Concert Hall in Arts Commons is described as one of the most beautiful and acoustically acclaimed venues in North America. Home of Calgary Philharmonic Orchestra, BD&P World Music, and TD Jazz, audiences are treated to some of the world's finest musical events. The hall also welcomes a spectrum of events each season from TED talks and National Geographic speakers, to wedding dinners on the stage and rock stars on tour.
Ideal for: Weddings, performances, meetings, graduation ceremonies, and corporate events
Capacity: 1797 – Theatre-style seating 150 – Formal dinner seating 200 – Cocktail reception
Lighting & A/V: Fully customizable lighting and A/V options
Stage: Stage measures 86' wide by 38' deep.
Accessibility: Theatre seating includes wheelchair accessible seats
Named after Mr. Jack Singer ($1.5M contribution from his sons, Alan and Stephen Singer), the concert hall is also the home of the Carthy Organ donated by the Carthy Foundation in the amount of $750,000 in memory of Mrs. Margaret Mannix. Suspended high above the stage is a laminated, 185,000-pound (90-ton) spruce-wood acoustical canopy that can be raised or lowered to tune the hall according to the specific needs of each performer.
Over its 32 year life, Jack Singer Concert Hall has undergone many upgrades to ensure that it remains a state-of-the-art performance hall, including a new million dollar sound system with state-of-the-art hearing assistance in 2004, a complete replacement of all its analog sound boards in 2014, and the future replacement of all of its seats to be completed by fall 2017.
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