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by stapletonm
posted 14/08/2017

Geraldine Turner meets Jacques Brel!

Arts Thursday with Maisy Stapleton on 10 August 2017 welcomed star performer, Geraldine Turner in a lively and frank interview around the upcoming performances of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, to be staged in Mittagong by CMS Productions from 17th August .

Jacques Brel was a symbol of the Beat Generation, with his songs of love, war, life and death, originally sung in French, emphasising their poignancy. The performance of Jacques Brel is Alive and Living in Paris, is directed by Geraldine and produced by the Miranda Music Society – a community music organisation presenting musical theatre of the highest quality.

The performance pushes the boundaries of emotion and brings together the angst, the heartfelt emotions, the playful and the sardonic and presents a dynamically orchestrated combination of Brel’s songs, such as If we only have love.

Listen to the interview with Geraldine here:

To book tickets to the MITTAGONG performance, presented by CMS Productions from 17th to 19th August go to: http://www.cmsproductions.com.au/


For further information on Geraldine Turner go to: http://www.geraldineturner.com.au/ and on the Miranda Musical Society http://www.mirandamusicalsociety.com.au/


The whole program, including Brel’s music and an interview on the exhibition Halo at the Mosman Art Gallery – part of the Philippines’ Art Project – can be heard through the Arts Thursday page http://eastsidefm.org/arts/artsthursday/ by clicking on the date 10th August.

Join Maisy Stapleton fortnightly from 10:30 to noon on Arts Thursday for conversations with leaders in the arts and regular coverage of Sydney’s exciting arts events.




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