Pace University to Present EDITH, Performed by Jil Aigrot, 11/1-2
Pace University, Edith, Jil Aigrot
Pace University presents EDITH performed by Jil Aigrot, the voice of Edith Piaf in the Award-winning film La Vie en Rose. Remembering the 50th anniversary of the passing of Piaf, the concert is set for Friday, November 1 and Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 p.m.
Ms. Aigrot's tour-de-force concert performance will transport audience members to Paris' most famous artistic neighborhood, Montmartre, taking them through the various stages of Edith Piaf's spectacular career. In conjunction with never-before-seen footage of Piaf's life, Ms. Aigrot's voice is sure to captivate and enthrall audiences.
Jil Aigrot was discovered by Ginou Richer, Edith Piaf's close friend and personal secretary. Shortly after their meeting, Jil Aigrot was chosen to be the singing voice of the great Edith Piaf in Olivier Dahan's award-winning film, La Vie en Rose.
Tickets for Pace Presents EDITH at The SchimMel Center for the Arts at Pace University range from $25 to $45. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit http://schimmel.pace.edu/ or call toll-free (866) 811-4111.
Pace Presents performances take place at The Michael SchimMel Center for the Arts located at 3 Spruce Street between Park Row and Gold Street in downtown Manhattan.
For more than 100 years, Pace University has helped prepare students to become leaders in their fields by providing an education that combines exceptional academics with professional experience. Pace has three campuses in New York City, Westchester and White Plains. A private metropolitan university, Pace enrolls approximately 13,500 students in bachelor's, master's, and doctoral programs in the Dyson College of Arts and Sciences, via its rapidly growing Performing Arts Department, Lienhard School of Nursing, Lubin School of Business, School of Education, Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems and School of Law.