Divas Divine – Inside Out

Divas Divine - Inside Out
Divas Divine – Inside Out
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In “Divas Divine”, Helena Hettema who is also a Vita and SAMA nominee, takes one on a musical journey to experience the pathos, tragedy and humour in the lives of some of the world’s greatest divas of the song like Billie Holiday, Joan Baez, Janis Joplin, Nina Simon and Miriam Makeba, amongst others. On this CD and in the show “Divas Divine” which she wrote and conceived herself, Helena provides a glimpse behind the scenes into the private lives hidden behind the public image of the great divas.

Press comment “And boy, can she sing. Hettema has a voice that ranges from crushed silk to wet gravel and she uses it with sensitivity and skill … great opportunity to see one of South Africa’s finest performers in action.” (Divas Divine in the Liberty Theatre, Johannesburg) – Peter van der Merwe – Pretoria News – 2006. “ A classical vocal exhibition which can easily be voted the best performance at the Festival” – Cue magazine- (The show received critical acclaim with its first performances at the National Arts Festival, Grahamstown, 2005 and inspired the manufacture of the CD)