Friday 30 June 2017 20h00
At the ticket desk
Olympia Bruno Coquatrix
28, boulevard des Capucines
75009 PARIS -
Monday to Saturday, from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Sunday and holidays, 2 hours before the showtime
Monday to Friday, from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Weekend and holidays, from 2:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Booking by telephone only
Revealed to the audience with his hits « Because of you » and « Rags to Riches », Tony Bennett is in the spotlights since the 50’s. In 1950, Tony Benetts’ carrier is at its highest. He sings with Columbia records thanks to his hit “Boulevard of Broken Dreams”. A year later, all his hits arise such as “Because of you”, “Cold Cold heart”, Rags to riches”, “Stranger in paradise” and “There’ll be no Teardrops Tonight”..
In 1962, Tony Bennett sings “I left my heart in San Francisco” and stays at the top of the charts during 9 months and wins, on top of that, two Grammy Awards.
In the 60’s, he comes out with “I wanna be Around” and “Who can I turn to” inspired by musicals. In 1986, his song “The Art of Excellence »surprises everyone. In 1994, he runs a live MTV Unplugged that allows him to be seen in a different way and he wins 2 Grammy’s. He then releases “Here's to the Ladies” (1997), Tony Bennett on Holiday: A Tribute to Billie Holiday (1998), Tony Bennett Sings Ellington: Hot & Cool (2000), Playing My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues (2003, pour ses duos), A Wonderful World (2004, avec k.d. Lang), The Art of Romance (2006), Duets: An American Classic (2007) and « For Once in My Life » with Stevie Wonder.
In 2011, he releases “Duets II” with well-known artists such as Willie Nelson, Aretha Franklin, Norah Jones, Amy Winehouse, Andrea Bocelli, Mariah Carey, Sheryl Crow, Josh Groban and even Lady Gaga.