Live Performances

Sunday, July 16, 2023
FIAF Florence Gould Hall

At 12:40pm, cast members from Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical will perform excerpts from the new, exciting theatrical adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s iconic musical mash-up. At 1:30pm, Paris-based singer-songwriter Naomi Greene blends vocals with harp arrangements and elements of indie rock. French-Moroccan singer/composer/producer Malika Zarra performs songs in Berber, Moroccan Arabic, French, and English with mezzo-soprano vocals at 2:45pm. BoByGroove, half of the Brooklyn-based French duo Cosmic Gardens, spins electro beats at 4pm.

12:40pm — Broadway’s Moulin Rouge! The Musical

The Tony Award-winning Broadway hit Moulin Rouge! The Musical comes to Bastille Day with an ebullient ensemble performance of excerpts and classic numbers by its cast. Indulge in the wild cabaret, rich glamour, and timeless romance of the hit stage adaptation of Baz Luhrmann’s iconic film in an outdoor musical mash-up!

1:30pm — Naomi Greene

Born and raised in Paris, singer-songwriter Naomi Greene creates a mesmerizing blend of graceful vocals and electric harp arrangements, featuring edgy elements of indie rock and folk. Greene spent time in Los Angeles, where she collaborated with M83, La Femme, Jim James, and Oberhofer. She is currently in Paris, writing her anticipated debut album.

2:45pm — Malika Zarra

Award-winning French-Moroccan singer/composer/producer Malika Zarra converys powerful multi-cultural experiences and traditions in Berber, Moroccan Arabic, French, and English with her sinuous, mezzo-soprano vocals. She has performed worldwide, including at Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center, and collaborated with international artists including John Zorn and Grammy Award-winners Arturo O’Farrill & The Afro Latin Orchestra.

4pm — BoByGroove

BoByGroove, half of the Brooklyn-based French duo Cosmic Gardens, creates a sweet, entrancing mix of electro beats, melodic synths, and guitar. He is influenced by artists like M83, Rodrigo y Gabriela, French 79, Daft Punk, Hermano Guiterres, Euro Tart, and a love of ice cream.