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Boum! 5 Boum! 4 Boum! 3 Boum! 2 Boum! 1
OFAM 2023 - If Only In My Dreams
Edith Piaf and Songs de la Résistance
Thu Aug 10, 7:30-9:00 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
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OFAM 2023 Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor
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We revisit Edith Piaf and colleagues this summer, by way of French and Allied resistance movement during the Occupation. These are the songs that played an active political role,
Boum! is one of 7 OFAM 2023 concerts presented twice:
    Matinée: Fri, Aug 4, 1:30 pm
    Evening: Thu, Aug 10, 7:30 pm
performed not only Piaf, but Charles Trenet , Marlene Dietrich, Maurice Chevalier, and many others. Still it was Piaf alone who, by the war’s end, became the voice of France. In this program, Boum, Siri Vik and company tell that story.
Event Personnel
Siri Vik, artistic director
Siri Vik, vocals
 Les Feuilles Mortes
(1945) Les Portes de la nuit Jacques Prévert (fr) (w) Joseph Kosma (m)
 Mon légionnaire
(1936) Raymond Asso (w) Marguerite Monnot (m)
(1940) Michel Emer (w/m)
 La Foule
(1957) Michel Rivgauche (w) Ángel Cabral (m)
 C'est Mon Gigolo
(1929) Julius Brammer (ge), André Mauprey (fr) (w) Leonello Casucci (m) [adaptation of Schöner Gigolo, armer Gigolo]
 Parlez-moi d'Amour
(1930) Jean Lenoir (w/m)
 Bei Mir Bist Du Schön
(1937) Love Honor And Behave Sammy Cahn, Saul Chaplin (w) Sholom Secunda (m)
(1938) Charles Trénet (w/m)

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Boum! Ticket Prices
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AA39.00  35.25  33.25  31.25  19.50 
A35.00  31.50  29.75  28.00  17.50 
B30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  15.00 
C25.00  22.50  21.25  20.00  12.50 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
QSL Print Communications
OFAM 2023 Title Sponsor
The Eye Center
Shedd Presenting Sponsor