BEST OF FRENCH MUSICALS

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A show you must see…

Best of French Musicals Gala
- this unique concert will bring together the most popular stars of French musicals, whose voices promise fans a storm of emotions. The gala concert will present the audience with melodies from their favorite performances that have become world hits. After sold-out performances in Asia for six years, the show travels to cities in Europe.

Worldwide success of French musicals
French musicals are, without exaggeration, a phenomenon! Notre Dame de Paris, Romeo et Juliette, Mozart the Opera Rock, Starmania, Les Miserables are known all over the world. These performances were watched by more than fifty countries, and the number of spectators exceeded two hundred million. Notre Dame de Paris alone performed in two dozen countries, becoming the most popular French musical of all time, repeatedly included in the Guinness Book of Records.

Artists:
LAURENT BAN
Soloist – Salieri / Léopold (Mozart Opéra Rock)
Laurent Ban graduated in drama from the NATIONAL Conservatory OF NANCY.
During 5 years was playing in NOTRE DAME DE PARIS the role of Gringoire then Phoebus.
In musical THE LITTLE PRINCE  interprets the role of the Vanity and the Aviator.
The  courier in CHANCE (Molière 2019 for best musical show)
Laurent is is the French voice of the Phantom in THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA.
Since 2010 playing in multiple musicals and show among which are Starmania,  «Hairs» and “Évita»
In subsequent years Laurent is playing the role of Salieri in the MOZART OPERA ROCK.In addition,in the artist’s repertoire is a movie The Adventures of Priscilla,Queen of the Desert,also musicals  Le Rouge et le Noir, Les Misérables,roles of Napoleon and Zorro in productions of the same name.

ANGELO DEL VECCHIO 
Soloist – Quasimodo/Benvolio (Notre Dame de Paris/Romeo et Juliette)
The artist from Italy began studying music and singing at the age of 11. In 2006, after numerous auditions, a very young Angelo was chosen by Riccardo Cocciante for the role of Benvolio in his musical Romeo et Juliette. This was followed by participation in the Italian tour of the show, including a performance at the legendary Arena di Verona. At the next stage of his career, Del Vecchio became a soloist in “Rock Revolution”. Two years later, the artist played the role of Quasimodo in Notre Dame de Paris. And since 2014 he has been working in the renovated Notre Dame de Paris. Angelo is the only performer in the world who performs in this musical in three languages.

ELHAIDA DANI 
Soloist – Esmeralda (Notre Dame de Paris)
The Albanian singer gained fame after winning the national competition Star Academy in 2009 and Top Fest in 2012. In addition, she won the Italian version of The Voice. And after the national selection she received the right to represent her country at the Eurovision Song Contest 2015. Later, Riccardo Cocciante and Luc Plamondon invited the artist to play the role of Esmeralda in Notre Dame de Paris. Since 2016, Elhaida has been touring around the world with the troupe of one of the most famous musicals.

GIAN MARCO SCHIARETTI 
Soloist – Mercutio / Duke of Monroe (Romeo et Juliette, Moulin Rouge)
Originally from Parma, Italy. At the age of 17, he already played the role of Mercutio in Romeo et Juliette by Riccardo Cocciante. He was selected for the role of Tarzan in the musical of the same name to the music of Phil Collins. In this show, Gian Marco appeared on stage about a thousand times. Then there was the role of Che in the musical "Evita", Bernardo in "West Side Story" at London's Royal Albert Hall, AJ Golden in Paramour - the first musical of Cirque du Soleil Captain Phoebus de Chateaupers in the international tour of Notre Dame de Paris.

Since 2021, Gian Marco is the main character in Don Juan by Felix Gray and Gilles Maillot, Casanova in the show Casanova Opera Pop and the Duke of Monroe in the musical Moulin Rouge.

MICHELANGELO LOCONTE 
Soloist – Mozart (Mozart Rock opera)
Michelangelo Loconte is an Italian singer, musician, composer and actor. The artist's real name is Michele. He was nicknamed Michelangelo at school because of his passion for painting and sculpture.
Not knowing a word of French, the artist made a studio recording of all the songs using phonetic writing. The brilliantly performed role of Mozart in the French musical Mozart l’Opera Rock brought the artist several NRJ Music Awards.
The album of the same name went diamond. More than half a million copies have been sold worldwide, making the musical a bestseller.

ROBERT MARIEN 

Robert Marien is a Canadian actor, singer and songwriter. In 1984, the artist played the role of Jean Valjean in the musical Les Miserables.
In 1991, Robert’s performance in the restored musical Les Miserables at the Mogador Theater earned international recognition: the artist was applauded in Paris, London, and Montreal.In 2005, in the role of Frollo, the artist joined the troupe of the musical Notre Dame de Paris on a tour of Korea and Japan. One of the artist’s last works was Pontius Pilate in the rock opera “Jesus Christ superstar”

Gala Concert The Best of French Musicals is a must-see for all musical fans. This is an opportunity to discover the most beautiful songs from French musicals, performed by the biggest stars of this genre. 

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Erkel Theatre – Main stage
Erkel Theatre – Main stage