A large-scale show, set up in Quebec and intended to tour the world, would pay homage to David Bowie by focusing on the albums he recorded in Berlin, during the second half of the 1970s.
Heroes Bowie Berlin 1976-1980, An idea for producer Claude Larvier will be presented for the first time in Ottawa and Quebec, next spring and summer, before crossing the ocean and touring France from November 2022 to March 2023, after the premiere at the Grand Rex in Paris.
The major European capitals, Asia, the United States and the United Kingdom are also in the eyes of the artisans in this multimedia exhibition that will revisit the Berlin period in thin white duke Through a selection of 26 songs from the albums station to station, low, heroes, ludger And Terrifying monsters.
“If Bowie had been alive, we imagine that was the show he would have made,” Claude Larvey says.
In addition to the polished visual component with video displays, a large LED screen and the contribution of eight musicians, the production will have the particularity of assigning the vocal part to three singers instead of one.
“If we put a man on stage, everyone would say he’s not quite alike, he doesn’t have exactly the same voice. So what’s better than three women singing different Bowies at this age? Especially since Bowie was very innovative,” said the producer.
The identity of the trio, two members of which are known to the public, will be revealed at a later time, but “we won’t announce them,” Mr. Larrivi said. We chose it because it is perfect for her Pour He does not hope that they will sell tickets. “
♦ Heroes Bowie Berlin 1976-1980 It will be presented on March 26 at the National Center for the Arts in Ottawa, on March 30 at the Grand Théâtre de Québec, on April 15 at the Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier in Montreal, and on August 31 at the Cogeco Amphitheater in Trois-Rivières.
♦ Tickets are on sale via heroesbowieberlin.com.
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