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080 BE RGE N INTE RNAT I ON AL FE STIVAL 2 019 Georgette Dee m F EST IVA L SQ UA RE T EN T DAT E/ T IM E Tuesday 28 May at 21:00 ​ abaret songs from golden and not C quite so golden times. FEST I VI T I ES gettable songs. She is one of Germany's most important custodians of the legacy of Brecht and Weill, but gems from popular music have also crept into the repertoire. Georgette Dee is happy to interpret Tom Waits’ Strange We- ather or Eurythmic’s Sweet Dreams, and even songs that are seemingly sung to death ap- pear shiny and new in her versions. D URAT I O N 1:30 T I C K ET Standard: 250 Senior: 225 Under 30: 190 FiB Fordel: 200 ‘Germany's greatest living singer’, the renow- ned German magazine Die Zeit declared in the early 90s. Both before and since, the extraor- dinary cabaret artist Georgette Dee has esta- blished herself as one of the greatest stage personas in Europe. BT Fordel: 187 For decades, she has, together with pianist and composer Terry Truck, rediscovered be- autiful songs from the Weimar Republic and other periods of the past, and made them their own. At the same time, the duo also created a separate catalogue of mood-inducing, unfor- On stage, she – or he, for Georgette Dee is a true stage persona – kicks in every direction with pin sharp observational skill and witty remarks that can turn the mood from one of poignant beauty to harsh realism in an instant. In Shakespeare's Sonnets, which visited the Bergen International Festival in 2017, she tied the performance together in the role of untra- ditional master of ceremonies. Georgette Dee vocal Terry Truck piano Supported by Grieg Foundation 080 #FE STSPILLEN E19