Superstar: The Songs. The Stories. The Carpenters.Free
Superstar: The Songs. The Stories. The Carpenters.
Saturday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m.
at Veterans Memorial Lake Park, Norwalk, Ohio
Entrance at Old State Road S. & Executive Drive
Starring international vocalist Helen Welch, this dynamic, uplifting and magical musical journey features over 20 classic hits by the famous sister/brother duo — The Carpenters. While the string of new megahits by The Carpenters ended with the 1983 death of Karen Carpenter, the catalog of songs by the Grammy-winning brother-sister duo have become classics. “Superstar” is not a tribute concert, but an original, fresh perspective of songs peppered with vignettes that finally captures the true quality and essence of The Carpenters in an uplifting and respectful manner. This one-of-a-kind show features Helen Welch and her world-class musicians reliving the Carpenter’s timeless hits.
Helen’s distinctive, alto voice settles in perfectly amidst precise, lush new arrangements of songs such as: Close To You (The Carpenters’ most popular song), We’ve Only Just Begun, On Top of The World, Rainy Days and Mondays and more, as well as the title song Superstar. The hits are intertwined with Helen’s cheeky British humor, stage presence and fascinating, unheard backstage stories.
Audience members are encouraged to bring their own blanket or chair to enjoy the Veteran’s Memorial Lake Park as a beautiful backdrop to the FSO’s live concert. Please use the entrance at Old State Road S. & Executive Drive.
This special stage show is sponsored by:
Randolph J. and Estelle M. Dorn Foundation
EXCLUSIVE CONCERT SPONSOR:
Patricia & Giovanni Bignoli