Gregory CharlesHosts / Music / Singers / Speakers
English Public & Corporate Events
Gregory Charles was introduced to music by his parents and was a very successful classical pianist as a child, winning many competitions and playing with Canadian symphony orchestras from coast to coast.
Canadian superstar Gregory Charles is a multi-faceted entertainer as well as a pianist, singer, songwriter and composer, television and radio host, comedian, artistic director, teacher, choirmaster, producer, philanthropist and successful entrepreneur – a showman to the core!
With multiple show options & conferences available, Gregory Charles will undoubtedly make your next event an overwhelming success!
Vintage Live: A unique interactive show of variable length allowing the audience to create the whole musical program by using smartphones, in real time, and by filling out special request cards.
On Request: A unique interactive show of variable length allowing the audience to create the whole musical program by filling out special request cards that are randomly picked from a box during the show.
A Very Good Year: A unique interactive show during which Gregory Charles spontaneously sings the “best of” songs of each decade (from the 1920s to the present day) suggested by the audience.
Groove: A dynamic show of variable length made of universal rock, soul, funk and dance music covering the last 60 years; ideally suited for dancing and celebrating during any party.
88 Minutes: A show, interactive or standard during which Gregory Charles and his musicians play 88 minutes worth of songs taken from the following artist’s repertoire :
A Piano Heroes: Elton John/Billy Joel/Ray Charles
C Beatles vs. Rolling Stones
E Elvis Presley
F Stevie Wonder.
Grand Trunk Rock Express: A bilingual show of 30 to 100 minutes revisiting Canadian music major hits over the last 60 years, featuring: Guess who, Bachman Truner overdrive, The Band, Rush, Harmonium, Robert Charlebois, Beau Dommage, Steppenwolf, Blood Sweat and tears, Gordon Lightfoot, Neil Young,
Tom Cochrane, Ginette Reno, Jean-Pierre Ferland, Blue Rodeo, Barenaked Ladies, Gino Vannelli, Corey Hart, Lverboy, Gowan, Lighthouse, Bryan Adams, Anne Murray, Dan Hill, etc….
My Mother Would Sing : A 30 to 90-minute solo show, in French or English, during which Gregory Charles sits at the piano and revisits the songs his mother would sing to him as a young child.
Opera A to Z: An interactive show of 20 to 60 minutes during which tenor Marc Hervieux and baritone/pianist Gregory Charles sing great lyrical successes from A to Z.
Fire and Brimstone: A very dynamic and energizing show ranging from rock to funk with several hits of Deep Purple, Queen, Joe Cocker, Offenbach and Quebec groups of the 1970s, Aerosmith, Rolling Stones, Marshall Tucker Band, Ray Charles, Eric Clapton, Stevie Wonder, Lynrd Skynrd, Meat Loaf, etc…
Gregory Charles in conference … and alone at the piano!
NEW CONFERENCE: It’s while sitting alone at a piano that Gregory Charles wants to bring people together to create a warm and intimate gathering. He will discuss anecdotes of his life, his experiences, his conception of work and society, all accompanied by his musical successes. A conference that can be adapted to any topic and any theme. It is an event not to be missed!
Never forget: A conference by Gregory Charles based on the best-selling eponymous book (N’oublie jamais, Les Éditions La Presse, 2013) during which the author talks about excellence, raising the bar, his education, his mother and a list of ten rules she asked him to never forget.
30 000 days: A conference by Gregory Charles based on the eponymous book during which the author exposes his thoughts on work, family, life, society, the quest for excellence and meaning, and the importance of living life to the fullest on an everyday basis.