N'Kenge to Join Edmonton Symphony for FOUR DECADES OF RADIO HITS, Sept 18-19
Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Broadway diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) will grace the stage at Classic FM's FOUR DECADES OF RADIO HITS show with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra, under the direction of conductor, Jack Everly for two nights, Friday, September 18 and Saturday, September 19, 2015.
In the heart of the Art District in downtown Edmonton, join N'Kenge with the Edmonton Symphony Orchestra as they bring back memories of solid gold classics from the time when FM ruled the airwaves. There will be four decades worth of blockbuster songs from groups like Chicago; Abba; Leonard Cohen and many more.
Not to be missed, N'Kenge is known to have audiences rising to their feet once their ears have witnessed this Diva's vocal ability. She will be joined on stage by powerhouse singers Jim Hogan, Ron Remke, Josh Turner and Melissa Schott. You won't be able to sit down when N'Kenge sings top 40 favorites such as "I Will Survive", "Let it Be" along with "Let it Go" from Disney's Frozen.
The NY Post called N'Kenge "Electrifying" in the role of Mary Wells that she originated in Broadway's smash hit MOTOWN: THE MUSICAL. N'Kenge made her Broadway debut in SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM, alongside Barbara Cook, Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis and Tom Wopat which was directed by Pulitzer Prize winner James Lapine. In London, N'Kenge made her West End debut starring in THE GENIUS OF RAY CHARLES. N'Kenge starred in the MICHAEL JACKSON TRIBUTE SHOW WORLD TOUR and has also been seen as a soloist at Carnegie Hall with The New York Pops Orchestra, Baltimore Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Indianapolis Symphony and Cleveland Orchestra to name a few.
The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra is heralded as one of Canada's foremost orchestral ensembles. They are known for performing a wide range of musical repertoire from great classical works to pops to family classics. After a successful run of sold out concerts with the Symphony this summer in BROAWAY DIVAS, N'Kenge is excited to return in The FOUR DECADES OF RADIO HITS. It will be an experience unlike any other!