MONTE-CARLO SPORTING SUMMER FESTIVAL - DINNER SHOW
Saturday 12 August 2017 at 20h30
Salle des Etoiles
26 Avenue Princesse Grace
98000 - MONACO
“A graff smoker’s voice, a piano style that wanders from honky-tonk to tango palace, to tony cabaret and a weathered romantic’s world view”. All of Paolo Conte is included in this presentation from the New York Times, quoted from his official biography. At 80 years old, which he celebrated in January, the Italian crooner is a legend. He returns in the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival to sign his immortal hits (“Come di”, “Via con me”, “Un gelato al limon”, “Diavolo rosso”, “Gli impermeabili”, “Max”, “Dancing”, “Sotto le stelle del jazz”, “Sparring Partner”) and play the songs from his instrumental album. Like in February at the Philharmonie de Paris, where tribute was paid to him, it is with a dozen musicians, including among his most loyal accompanists, that he will orchestrate, once more, the voluptuous mix between art and popular music, pop and literature writings, always evolving musically between stirrings of swing and latin sensuality. With his gravelly voice of an Italian Tom Waits, his melodies with a touch of jazz, a bit of blues, a little “canzone”, his art of blurring the cards, his false melancholy and his black humour, Paolo Conte will charm the international audience once more at the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival. With this natural class that only belongs to him.