Stacey Kent


Her voice is like a fresh, invigorating breeze blowing in from the surf. So is her look and the material she selects. The toast of a few continents, the American-born, Britain-based thrush satisfies French audiences by singing in their tongue. Why do so many non-French artists singing in French sound affected, whereas she never does? Doesn’t matter. If she fails to include “I Wish I Could Go Traveling Again,” ask for it. Sax-playing hubby Jim Tomlinson travels with her.

June 7-11, 8:30 p.m., 2011