The bio from her Website (ariananasr.com)
Ariana Nasr loves music. And she is not afraid to show it. Whether she is singing Édith Piaf, an Italian art song or a jazz standard, she will give you everything she’s got (and sometimes more).
In 2015 Ariana developed a full-blown spectacle en français featuring the music of the world-renowned French singer, Édith Piaf. She did more than 30 performances of this show over the course of the year, delighting audiences from Toronto to Labrador, including presentations at the Halifax Jazz Festival, Deep Roots Music Festival, Alliance Française Halifax’s annual gala and Mosaiq Multicultural Festival in Moncton, in addition to sold-out performances at the Chester Playhouse, The Carleton, Kings Theatre and the Al Whittle Theatre.
For 2016 Ariana has added Jacques Brel to the theatrical presentation, dressing and performing as Édith Piaf for the first set and as Jacques Brel for the second, acting out her own english translations between songs.
A CD “La Vie en Rose” including many of Édith’s hit songs (Non, je ne regrette rien, Hymne à l’amour, La Vie en rose, Padam… Padam) was released in April 2015.
In addition to singing, she also plays accordion, saxophone and violin and has a new solo act featuring well-known songs from around the world, accompanying herself with a chromatic button accordion.