On Bank holiday Monday 27th May we proudly present Mica Paris in concert at the beautiful, unique and intimate setting of Hever Castle & Gardens Festival Theatre.
Mica Paris is one of the UK’s most respected female singers with a career that is full of Top 10 hit singles and worldwide albums. She will take the stage at Hever Castle for a special night where she will be singing songs by the First Lady of Song, Ella Fitzgerald.
Mica Sings Ella is not a tribute album. “I’ve seen good tribute bands, but this is more me reinterpreting Ella my way. Paying homage to her.” Mica compares Fitzgerald’s life to that of Billie Holiday, a Fitzgerald contemporary. “Billie was around at the same time, but Billie Holiday got more press because of the drug use and also because she was better looking. Ella wasn’t really a face. But my God what a voice.” It’s a voice that Mica is not trying to imitate but celebrate.
Mica has made a huge impact on the music scene since her debut, platinum-selling album ‘So Good’ in 1988, with the range, power and soulfulness of her singing. More worldwide hit albums and singles followed her debut album including ‘Black Angel’, ‘Stay’ and ‘Carefree’, and she has collaborated with many respected artists such as Prince and Jools Holland.
Mica will be performing with her immensely talented jazz musicians and you can expect to hear many of Ella’s wonderful songs that made her one of the most revered singers of the 20th Century. Mica has recorded “Imagine My Frustration” and “Every Time We Say Goodbye” two classics from the Ella Fitzgerald songbook.
“Mica Paris Sings Ella Fitzgerald Is A Truly Marvellous Show” The Observer
“One of the most respected UK singers of her generation” The Evening Standard
“To describe this show as smoking hot is no exaggeration” The Sunday Times
Demand will be extremely high for this special concert so we encourage you to book early!
Why not get a group of friends together or treat someone special. Bring your picnic and find a beautiful spot in the magnificent grounds of Hever Castle Gardens prior to the concert. There’s a fully licensed bar and you can enjoy dinner at The Guthrie Pavilion if you don’t fancy bringing a picnic. More information on the venue and facilities can be found below.
Covered Seated tickets £45
Grass Area tickets £35
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