Internationally acclaimed bass-baritone opera singer André Courville returns residence to Louisiana to carry out an all-French live performance celebrating Bastille Day, la Fête Nationale Française, with a efficiency from 7:30 p.m. 9:30 p.m., Thursday, July 14, on the Acadiana Heart for the Arts in Lafayette.

A Cecilia native, Courville plans to carry out beloved songs together with Gabriel Fauré’s Claire de Lune, Reynaldo Hahn’s À Chloris, Edith Piaf’s immortal La vie en rose, and Charles Trenet’s Douce France, after which this system is known as.

Kevin Martin, one among Acadiana’s premiere collaborative pianists, will be part of Courville to current the live performance. The efficiency will spotlight the evolution of French songs over the span of 4 centuries, with a concentrate on nineteenth century mélodies and in style hits of the Forties and Fifties.

Bass-baritone Courville has carried out opera with a number of the most celebrated firms in Europe, Asia and America to rave opinions from publications together with Opera Information, The Washington Publish and The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Current and upcoming engagements embody debuts at Zurich Opera in Switzerland; Opéra Nationwide de Bordeaux, Opéra de Rouen Normandie and Opéra de Limoges in France; Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino in Italy and extra.

Courville has additionally appeared at Carnegie Corridor quite a few occasions since his debut there with Opera Orchestra of New York. He has educated on the prestigious Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia.

He has gained the ABC Basis’s Rising Star ICON Award and is the recipient of prime awards in eight nationwide and worldwide vocal competitions, together with first prize in Los Angeles’s Loren L. Zachary Nationwide Vocal Competitors and prime prize in New York Metropolis’s Gerda Lissner Basis Worldwide Vocal Competitors.

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