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Call for people to get involved with Piaf show

By UttoxeterPostandTimes.3522974.UttoxeterPostandTimes  |  Posted: January 03, 2013

By JAMES BRINDLE

FRANCE - FEBRUARY 22:  Edith Piaf on stage at the Olympia in Paris, France on February 22, 1963.  (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

FRANCE - FEBRUARY 22: Edith Piaf on stage at the Olympia in Paris, France on February 22, 1963. (Photo by REPORTERS ASSOCIES/Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images)

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A SPECIAL concert taking place in Birmingham next month celebrating the work of a French musical great is on the lookout for top local talent to take part.

Musician and entrepreneur Matthew Jones is giving people in Uttoxeter the chance to take part in the special concert paying homage to the life and music of Edith Piaf, best known for the classics Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien and La Vie En Rose.

June Brown (EastEnders’ Dot Branning) will narrate an original script by Jane Lapotaire in Piaf - The Concert starring Eva Stanley-Jones, Peter Straker, Denise Green and The Matthew Jones Orchestra.

Local rehearsals commence this month.

For further information contact Jenny Sloan on 0121 632 2330 or 07941 918 688.

Tickets for the concert can be purchased by calling 0121 345 0603 or visiting www.thsh.co.uk.

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  • The Piaf Concert should be amazing! It is taking place later in London at the Queen Elizabeth Hall. These productions by Matthew Jones are quite extraordinary and a wonderful opportunity to take part in a professional production with well known personalities from stage and TV.

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