The voice of Alegria of Cirque de Soleil and so much more...
What a magnificent artist, and now back with us in 2018 we are very happy to present this very special international artist for performances in multiple territories. Born Francesca Gagnon, in Jonquière, Quebec, this blond gipsy became renowned doing shows to 2500 patrons per night on three different continents under the massive big top's of Cirque du Soleil. Francesca was the premier vocal artist of the Cirque de Soleil production of Alegria for several years, in fact a voice associated with pure quality, a major international artist and one of exceptional talent available with multiple projects and very special shows.
- Over 7 Albums recorded with one with over 3 millions copy sold
- Over 250 TV appearances
- Over 3,000 Performances around the world
We are offering Francesca with multiple options so please ask but one of the main shows we are now presenting is with Rene Dupere on Piano: composer of many of Cirque du Soleil's shows and a Grammy nominee, Dupéré's album of music from Cirque du Soleil's Alegría was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1995 and spent 65 weeks on Billboard's World Music Chart. The albums Mystère and Kà also spent several weeks at the top of the Billboard charts. As of 2009, Dupéré has sold over 3 million CDs Alegria goes double platinum in Quebec and sells over a million copies worldwide. Twice, Francesca is invited to participate in Montreal's International Jazz Festival, presenting in front of a crowd of 200 000 people, she records two new solo albums as singer and songwriter for many of the songs.
Recently Francesca is also performing with internationally acclaimed Chilean group Inti-Illimani; she is traveling through a musical repertoire including songs by great Chilean composers such as Violeta Parra and Patricio Mans. She collaborates in writing a few songs with the group before hitting the studio to record "Meridiano".
Destiny brings René Dupéré and Francesca together again. A superb conversation between his piano and her voice ensues, binding the talents of the two in a way allowing some famous classics of French and World music to shine. As a consequence of this collaboration their album "Chante-moi une histoire" is releasedEmail me: , or call +44(0) 7791 699889 to book.