Concert: Jane Birkin – Friday December 2

Friday December 2 – 8pm

Twenty years after the death of the great Serge and 40 after L’Histoire de Melody Nelson, the first Gainsbourg concept album featuring her brilliant performances, Jane Birkin returns once again to the songs of the master. After pop, “Arabesque” and classical versions, she now brings them a distinctly Japanes flavour, and for high-minded reason. In the wake of the terrible Japanese disaster, Birkin decided to get involved in the best way she knew how, with a concert in Tokyo, assembling an impressive cast of Japanese musicians to collect funds for Doctors of the World. Now she’s finally back in North America with her versions of the Gainsbourg songbook

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