SOULFUL CELEBRATION WITH SYLVIE DESGROSEILLIERS
1, boulevard du Casino, Gatineau, (Québec), J8Y 6W3
A performance that celebrates the history and the music of the most important female African-American singers but more importantly, women with soul. This show spans several decades of their musical universe, from 1925 to today. Through words and songs, audiences will be treated to glimpses into the lives of some of the remarkable women who marked their times, Josephine Baker, Billie Holliday, Ella Fitzgerald, Mahalia Jackson, Etta James, Miriam Makeba, Celia Cruz, Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Patti Labelle, Whitney Houston... and to complete the evening on a festive note: Diana Ross, Beyonce, Donna Summer and Tina Turner. Sylvie Desgroseilliers has an outstanding reputation in Quebec and she pays a remarkable tribute to these women who inspired by their talent, their courage and their tenacity. Sylvie Desgroseillier’s talent is on par with all of them, and her voice and charisma will make audiences relive the emotions these talented women brought us over the decades.