A Portrait of Ludmilla as Nina Simone

4 - 14 Aug

A Portrait of Ludmilla as Nina Simone: Ludmilla Dabo, accompanied by Moliere award-winning writer, director and musician David Lescot, sings a moving, intimate and dazzling portrait of the iconic ‘High Priestess of Soul’, Nina Simone. Through the legendary singer’s music and life story, intertwined with personal stories from Dabo’s own life, Dabo charts Simone’s journey from young musical prodigy to her role as a major figure in the civil rights movement. A unique performance fusing jazz, soul and storytelling.

Dabo is “Nina Simone reincarnated… A talent that explodes” (Le Monde).

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Author, director, composer and musician, David Lescot seeks to create impure forms where his writing mixes with music, song, dance, and all kinds of authentic or poetic documents.



*Concession rate is available for members of the French Institute in Scotland, students at a university or other place of higher education, people under 18, people over 60, registered job seekers and disabled people (free for the accompanying person). Proof of entitlement will be required.
*Family rate applies for 4 people, including a maximum of 2 adults.