Philly POPS Presents Aretha: Respect at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

Jessica Blank uploaded this event on December 18, 2019

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Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts
300 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
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215-790-5800

Philly POPS Presents Aretha: Respect at Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts

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Fri, February 14, 2020
8:00 pm

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Philly Pops
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With her towering vocal strength, unparalleled passion, and bittersweet nuance, The Queen of Soul’s voice shaped the future of R&B—belting her way into the hearts of millions of fans. During her career, she recorded over 100 Billboard-charted singles, won 21 GRAMMY Awards, three American Music Awards, a Kennedy Center Honor, a Presidential Medal of Freedom, and more. For decades, Aretha Franklin was the most-charted female artist in history. Rolling Stone appropriately ranked her number one in their list of “100 Greatest Singers of All Time.”

As a celebration of Aretha’s incomparable contribution to American popular music, The Philly POPS pays its RESPECTs with the dynamic combination of Broadway powerhouse Capathia Jenkins and GRAMMY-nominated R&B singer Ryan Shaw. The program features Aretha’s signature renditions of “Chain of Fools,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Amazing Grace,” and “Respect.” ...

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