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This Is What It Was Like to Hear Yma Sumac Sing in Concert

TIME - 12 Sep 2016
Tuesday marks what would have been the 94th birthday of the Peruvian singer known as Yma Sumac, who was born Sept. 13, 1922, and became known worldwide for a vocal range that spanned at least four octaves. In August of 1950, Sumac performed for ...
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Ravyn Lenae and more of the best things to do in Chicago this week

Chicago Reader - 09 Apr 2018
On the back cover Magill included a list of disparate influences from across the entire musical spectrum, among them the Flamingos, Elliott Carter, Marshall Allen, and Yma Sumac." —Peter Margasak 9 PM, Elastic, 3429 W. Diversey, $10 suggested donation ...
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Astounding, charismatic: Ali McGregor is The Peruvian Songbird

ABC Local - 11 Apr 2018
Ali McGregor knows how to make an impression. Starting her career as a principal soprano with Opera Australia before running away to the (proverbial) circus with La Clique (La Soiree), she's been featured on the world stage in an all-round singing ...
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The Damned's track-by-track guide to Evil Spirits

Louder - 16 Apr 2018
“At the end of the day it's all about the tune, and making something fabulous that grabs the listener," says Captain Sensible. The Damned are back with Evil Sprits, their first studio album in as decade, and the band are as ambitious as ever. "I have ...
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Feisty, feminist, fierce musical show

Riverine Herald - 12 Apr 2018
The show features the 'feisty, feminist and fierce' Anya Anastasia, a multi-award winning and internationally acclaimed cabaret femme fatale. Backed by an all-female band, Anastasia will perform a set of original songs. Channeling Yma Sumac and Shirley ...
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Cabaret's Eyes are Open

The Adelaide Review - 25 Mar 2018
McGregor will premiere her new show about '50s star Yma Sumac, an exotica singer who had an impressive four-and-a-half octave range. “Her story is really fascinating because she had this Svengali husband who badly betrayed her. She was a massive star ...
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Destination DrysDale for a range of events

TIMES NEWS GROUP (press release) (blog) - 30 Mar 2018
The Potato Shed will also welcome back the feisty, feminist, fierce – multi-award winning internationally acclaimed cabaret femme fatale Anya Anastasia. Her new show Rogue Romantic made its European premiere late last year and arrives to Drysdale on ...
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L'humoriste Marina Rollman se raconte en musique - 20 Apr 2018
Jeune humoriste très reconnaissable avec son franc parler au tempo rapide, la Genevoise, qu'elle soit seule sur scène ou derrière un micro dans ses chroniques radio, n'y va pas par quatre chemins pour raconter un tas d'histoires drôles, cocasses et un ...
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Voices of the Xtabay: A Tribute to Yma Sumac

L.A. Weekly - 04 Oct 2017
From high in the Andes came a thrilling, trilling wail, and it wasn't a bird or a princess locked in a tower — it was the unearthly, ungodly vocal instrument of a young Peruvian named Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chavarri del Castillo, who, as the ...
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Buoyed by Drag, Yma Sumac's Silenced Voice Soars Again

Chelsea Now - 21 Mar 2017
BY GERALD BUSBY | “The Legend of Yma Sumac,” which opened March 15 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre, is as exotic and surprising as its subject. Born Zoila Augusta Emperatriz Chávarri del Castillo, Yma Sumac (early 1920s–2008) was a Peruvian woman with ...

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