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Piano Act: Macadam & Piano De Feu – France

The Macadam Pianist is Jean-Louis, musician on the stage and in the studio, composer for the theatre and actor on the side line, trained by the Conservatoires of Mulhouse and Angers, France. This international entertainer has been composing music for prestigious theatres and directors for the last 20 years, including La Comédie Française in Paris. Jean-Louis is above all a musician, performing on tours in France, Europe and worldwide with internationally acclaimed performers. He has also worked as a composer, arranger and producer on a wide and varied discography. If you are looking for a high end entertainment show for your corporate event, this would be a great choice.

Acts Available Include:

Macadam Piano*

At last concert piano hits the streets! The motorised pianist, it plays, it glides, it turns and it waltzes. Surprising, entertaining and elegant the motorised pianist improvises, flowing with the streets and smiles, for the enjoyment of grownups and little ones. In his fingers, Mozart, Django, Trénet, Schubert, Kurt Weil…

The motorised pianist, the streetwalker of Vienna, the pedlar of London, the pavement monger of Paris, he is here, in your town, and he is playing for you. This is a highly mobile, musical and poetic show.
*Propelled by a silent and environmentally friendly engine

Piano De Feu

Piano de feu is, above all, poetry. Poetry on wheels. It is a visual and musical performance, moving from streets to market squares, alleyways, parks, cities, villages, festivals, riversides and fields. Poetry and dream in a meandering musical show.

In the street, on town squares, even in your garden if you have room! Real fire, real sound, real words. A symphonic revolution, industrialisation of word and a cultural epidemic. The note-maker pushes a baroque stage which carries the voices of the world. He’ll settle on a street corner with his magic anvil, sparks under his foot and a canon full of words. He plays a farce, called “OPUS1 and OPUS2.

Set Times:

Macadam Piano – 3 X 30 minute sets (40 mins with the violin). However, performances are very flexible and can easily be negotiated.

Piano De Feu – 2 X 60minute sets

Can operate on most grounds except very soft ground like sand.

Requirements:

Please ensure there are adequate ramps as the piano cannot go up steps.

Parking for a van (length: 5.30m, width: 2.25m, height: 2m) and a trailer (length: 3.80m, width: 2.06m, height: 2m)

A covered set up space (sheltered from the weather)

Secure and lockable space for piano.

Testimonials:

“Macadam Piano is like wandering poetry. The show seems to mean something for everyone, whether you just spot it round a street corner or stop a while to let yourself be transported by the music. It’s simply a beautiful image, a language that everyone can understand”
– Private Client

“The simple but magical idea of a piano on wheels has been translated into a charming dream dispenser by cheer professionalism. Thanks again for making passers-by smile in our streets.”
– Private Client

“Thank you Macadam Piano for an intuitive show, a very tight performance and music that went straight to our heart. You’re the find of this year’s programming.”
– Private Client

Previous Clients Include:

Spancirfest à Varazdin
Festival International de théâtre de rue d’Aurillac
Châlon dans la rue
Festival VivaCité
la journée du feu à Cléon
les Fanfaronnades à Moissy
Samedis & Cie St Nazaire
les Noëls Enchanteurs
Noël à St Brieuc
Noël des étoiles à Châlon-en-Champagne
Anno Zero in Milan
The European Outside Day
Fête de la Morue à Bègles
Teatrando MURCIA
Sementes Lisbonne
Les hivernales de Falaise
Festival international de marionnettes de Charleville-Mezières
Spancirfest Varazdin
Châlon dans la rue –Châlon-sur-Saône
Argenteuil dans les airs Argenteuil

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