North Street Music is delighted to present a series of performances that will combine beautiful music from local artists with remarkable lights as part of the Brookfield Winter Lights Festival between the 7th July and 4th August 2016.
Three artists from different genres will perform under the stars in Brookfield Place. Wearing stunning white dresses designed by acclaimed Western Australian designer Jonté, the female musicians will have visuals projected onto their dresses by the incredible projection artists VJ Zoo to reflect the music they perform, creating a remarkable visual and aural entertainment experience.
DivaLicious | Operatic, July 7th & 28th | 6pm
Coloratura sopranos Fiona Cooper Smyth & Penny Shaw met as members of West Australian Opera and formed the operatic duo DivaLicious, stepping into the spotlight and moving centre stage. Combining opera with musical theatre and popular cross-over songs and teamed with a wicked sense of humour DivaLicious have developed a huge repertoire and created several fully staged theatrical shows.
“DivaLicious – Opera Rocks” has toured throughout WA, was nominated for Best Cabaret 2013 and 2015 and had a highly acclaimed and sold out season at Sydney Opera House.
DivaLicious have launched their own CD, DivaLicious – One Voice; reached the finals of Australia’s Got Talent, made appearances on The Voice and Channel 7’s “The Morning Show”; performed at The Ashes 2014, The Hopman Cup 2013, and many other prestigious corporate events and gala dinners.
“Vocalists Fiona Cooper Smyth and Penny Shaw continue their efficacious musical mix witnessed on TV’s Australia’s Got Talent, presenting their art form and trained voices in an entertaining and easily accessed format.” – Sydney Arts Guide review of DivaLicious- Opera Rocks at The Sydney Opera House.
Sophie Foster | Contemporary | July 14th & August 4th | 6pm
Sophie Foster is an emerging contemporary vocalist quickly establishing a name for herself in the Perth music scene. With an array of influences spanning across 50 decades, Aretha Franklin, Beyoncé and Chaka Khan have shaped the singer Sophie is today.
After commencing her studies at WAAPA in 2012, Sophie immersed herself in the
live music scene, playing with some of the most acclaimed musicians in town.
Presenting a selection of songs from well known contemporary artists, Sophie’s soulful voice and powerhouse performance will not disappoint.
Cathrine Summers – Jazz | July 21st | 6pm
Winning audiences with her undeniable on-stage charisma, sultry voice and playful banter, Cathrine Summers’ reputation as a jazz, soul, contemporary performer of choice for weddings and events in Perth continues to grow.
UK-born vocalist with sell-out Fringe World Festival shows, sold out Ellington Jazz Club shows, headline acts at Kings Park Festival and Perth City New Years Eve plus many other gigs, festivals and functions across WA dishes up a kind of female Michael Bublé meets Adele style of performance.
Cathrine Summers fostered her love of performing right here in Perth, making a name for herself at iconic venues and festivals including Perth International Jazz Festival, Kings Park Festival, Jazz By The Bay, many performances at The Ellington Jazz Club, Crown Casino High Roller functions as well as launch nights, balls and successful residencies at live music hotspots Malt Supper Club, Jazz at the prestigious UWA Club, The Laneway Lounge and many more…
Summers is acclaimed for her live performances with her husky, smooth, yet powerful voice.
“The quality that sets her apart from other singers is that people of all ages feel ‘instantly familiar’ with her and soak up her banter and on-stage charisma.” – The Music Review, Perth.
It’s hard not to compare Summers’ to vocalists Diana Krall or Carmen McRae with a touch of the powerful vocals of Amy Winehouse and Adele. Her soulfulness allows her to effortlessly deliver well-known classics from the 30s and 40s that transcends audiences to a different era.
“Cathrine Summers is all about creating ‘mood’ and brings theatres to life” – The Sydney Standard.
Ground level in front of the Tower 1 foyer, Brookfield Place
Every Thursday – 7, 14, 21, 28 July and 4 August | 6pm