The unique musical theatre talents of Australian director Baz Luhrmann will be honoured at this year’s Festival International de Jazz de Montreal with a divinely mad onstage celebration of his luminous works, including Strictly Ballroom, Romeo + Juliet, Moulin Rouge and The Great Gatsby.
Luhrmann’s flamboyant creations and brilliant imagery will come to life as an on-stage, theatrical experience created by renowned conceptualists, For The Record, at the 36th annual Montreal Jazz Festival, Canada.
Enshrined in the Guinness World Records as the largest jazz festival in the world, this year’s event will transform the city of Montreal into a meeting place for more than 2.5 million music enthusiasts from all over the world, from 26 June – 5 July 2015.
Appearing at the Festival for the first time is British soul singer and music phenomenon, Joss Stone, who will perform tracks from her seventh album,Water For Your Soul. Joss Stone joins the festival along with almost 3000 musicians and buskers, 25 venues and 800 concerts, of which two-thirds are free of charge.
Jazz it up and join the city-wide celebrations of music, sunshine and culture in Montreal, the city of festivals.