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Gérard Depardieu song
Gérard Daguerre piano

Gérard Depardieu’s final tribute to the Lady in Black.

Gérard Depardieu
Gérard Depardieu © Rindoff
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DEPARDIEU SINGS BARBARA

“Simultaneously colossal and fragile, and always perfectly judged, he sings her life and tells her story.” It would be hard to improve on this summary by a Télérama journalist of this “memorial recital” – a timeless, exceptional experience which is so perfectly judged and moving. The actor, a close friend of Barbara with whom he worked on the musical Lily Passion in 1986, and the pianist-conductor Gérard Daguerre, the singer’s companion for 17 years, have recorded fourteen songs written by the “Woman in Black” and these declarations of love are sung here by a Depardieu who is both moved and moving. After the recording, they performed them as a duet onstage at the Bouffes du Nord. Now the adventure continues in Paris on avenue Montaigne.

Coproduction Corida / Théâtre des Champs-Elysées

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Depardieu chante Barbara

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