AN EVENING OF POST-SOVIET KABARET WITH OLGETTA KRETZ ACCOMPANIED BY BRILLIANT MUSICIANS:
Michael Ambrozej (piano), Jake Maun (guitar) & Mike Guy (accordion)
“A highly personal and thoroughly entertaining cabaret, intriguing Russian songs, all delivered with great charm and delightful quirkiness – we loved it!”
“Olgetta Kretz has that sultry quality of a young Dietrich, doesn’t just sing to us but entertains with a kind of mischievous physicality.”
“A unique and very special evening – Olgetta is a warm, moving and captivating performer with a wonderful collection of hats!”
OLGETTA KRETZ, the talented multilingual singing cabaret artist with Soviet roots, brings her triumphant cabaret show back to Toulouse! With her quirky and unique style, you’ll be taken on a performance adventure. Kicking off the opening set with folk songs and ballads from Eastern Europe. At the very heart of the show she performs her favorite songs from Soviet films, widely unknown in the West.
The final set is brimming with Weimar-style acts with a little touch of French chanson… She might share with you some of her life experiences, writings and political satire in between songs. Expect the unexpected and marvel in Olgetta’s storytelling fun, costume transition, cabaret class almost cooked! So, book your tickets now and join us for the 6th and final show in the London-based project OLGETTA KRETZ DOES KABARET*
“Something of an enigma… You’ll laugh and cry, occasionally at the same time. She brings with her a unique presentation style, you’ll wonder if she is serious or making a joke, and it is that wonder that makes her show such a wonderful experience.”
“Russian. Very Russian. And more.”
“Olgetta explores a wide range of styles, from Soviet marching songs to sexy cabaret with a taste of 1930s Berlin, enhanced by regular changes of costumes and props. A unique journey.”
*This event is sponsored and money from tickets will go to young accordionists in Moldova.