About the Show/Event
Information for A Song Goes Round the World at Upstairs at the Gatehouse, Inner London (Concert). An odyssey through 20th Century European chansons. From the Russian Cabaret artist Alexander Vertinsky to Edith Piaff via the music of the Comedian Harmonists in the early 1930's, Daniel Donskoy will perform German,Yiddish, French and Russian chansons accompanied by Inga Davis-Rutter and her trio. Whilst Europe was fractured throughout big parts of the 20th century, chansons always spoke the language of the people from all corners of the continent. From life in the poor Parisian faubourgs to Yiddish theatre tales of loss and joy; Songs sung by Russian political prisoners of the Tsar to the wit of German Cabaret.