The legendary composer and singer agreed to cooperate, which is not yet implemented
Exactly 55 years ago was released the iconic film "the umbrellas of Cherbourg", instantly brought fame to the author of the main musical themes of the paintings of Michel Legrand. Today it is considered one of the best composers of the twentieth century and a legend of France along with Charles Aznavour. Singer Alla reed said that she was lucky enough to chat with the legendary composer.
"I've always liked the music of Legrand, and I am very glad that I had the opportunity to meet the Maestro. A few years ago we did a project "the Music of Michel Legrand", dedicated to his birthday which was submitted by Alexander Gradsky in his theatre. We toured with this project in various Philharmonic societies in Russia and not only. In July 2018 in Riga was held the festival of World Jazz festival, and I learned that there will be Legrand. Without hesitation I bought tickets not to miss a unique opportunity to see the Maestro and get to know him personally, — says the artist. — I was lucky: I and another journalist was presented to Michel and we were able to talk, we talked about music, I gave him a CD with his music, we even discussed possible cooperation in the future, but, unfortunately, did not have time to do it."
We will remind that on January 26 Michel Legrand died at the age of 86 years, writing over the years more than 200 songs. The composer won the highest awards in film and music industry: 6 Oscars, 7 Grammy awards, 13 nominations for Oscars, 8 nominations for "Golden globe", 3 nominations at the French national prize "Cesar", laureate of the awards "BAFTA" and "Golden palm" at the Cannes film festival, winner of the prize "Benois dance" in the field of ballet choreography.Subscribe to our channel in Yandex.Zen