New York, NY — French singer Patricia Kaas pays tribute to musical icon Edith Piaf with “Kaas Sings Piaf,” a world tour to mark the 50th Anniversary of Piaf’s death. Kaas’ new project, Kaas Chante Piaf, focuses on 21 of Piaf’s greatest iconic titles. With musical arrangements by composer Abel Korzeniowski and an innovative stage design, this unique concert will also include a video installation with rare images of Piaf, one of France’s greatest international stars of all time. “Kaas Sings Piaf” made its U.S. debut at Carnegie Hall in 2012 and returns to Town Hall in New York City on Friday, September 20, 2013.
“I wanted this tribute to be contemporary, theatrical and urban at the time,” says Kaas. “A musical piece in notes and pictures that stands out of the ordinary.”
After a fabulous career of more than 25 years, and international success, Patricia Kaas is still the dignified heiress of Piaf to audiences across the world, having won 6 Victoires de la Musique and selling over 17 million albums in more than 47 countries. Her autobiography “L’Ombre de ma Voix” (The Shadow of My Voice) and has already been translated into more than 6 languages.