Cyrille Aimée at Irvine Barclay Theatre
Sat, February 11, 2023
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“A buoyant blend of Gallic charm, irrepressible joie de vivre and Gypsy-inspired verve.” —Jazz Times
Born and raised in France, but now living and working in New Orleans, Grammy nominated vocalist Cyrille Aimée is a new generation of jazz royalty. After winning the Montreux Jazz Festival Vocal Competition and the Sarah Vaugh International Jazz Vocal Competition, Aimée was chosen by Stephen Sondheim to co-star with Bernadette Peters in an Encores Special Presentation tribute to Sondheim at New York’s City Center. Backed by Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, the concert was hailed by the New York Daily News as “a revelation.”...