At Both the 4th and the 5th of May, the Octagonplein of Avila Hotel was transformed into a gigantic joint concert of Trijtje Oosterhuis, Edsilia Rombley, Berget Lewis, Do, Hind and our own Diana & Angela.
Two nights in a row to trade all these top-artists under guidance of their fantastic bands over three hours long on to surprise the audience with both own well-known songs, covers and tributes.
Trijntje Oosterhuis belongs to one of the top vocalist of the Netherlands for years now. In her solo carrier after the successful pop group Total Touch, she sang along with Queen, Andrea Borcelli, Burt Bacharach, Solomon Burke, Jean ' Toots ' Thielemans, Marco Borsato and Lionel Richie. For her latest album Wrecks We Adore the singer teamed up with none other than Anouk. It is an album in which Trijntje says, 'I sang as if my life depended on it ". The single from the album was an immediate success and 3FM even called the single a Megahit.
Edsilia Rombley started her singing carrier in the R&B group Dignity and got real fame after winning the Soundmix show with a cover of Oleta Adams. Two years later her international fame followed thanks to her performance with the same number during the European Soundmix show. Not long after that she came in 4th, after 23 years, with the song Hemel & Aarde for the Netherlands at the Eurovision Song Festival. After her second participation in the Eurovision Song festival with the song ' On top of the world ' Rombley nowadays enjoys both the performances in her own theatre shows and during major guest appearances in the Gelredome stadium or accompanied by the Metropole Orchestra.
Berget Lewis is with her powerful volume and appearance a fixture on national and international stages for many years now. As starting point her musical collaboration with Trijntje en Tjeerd Oosterhuis and within Total Touch, Berget grew out to be one of the biggest soul divas of the Netherlands because of her theatre and concert tours of, among others, Of Morrisson, Dave Stewart, Prince, Maceo Parker and George Duke. In addition, she has been the voice of various international radio and television commercials for years. A voice with infinite possibilities that was recently in the production of "The Passionâ" and the "Beste zangers van Nederland' was very spectacular.
Singer Do is internationally known for her collaboration with DJ Sammy for the song ' Heaven '. After this success, the song was also released as a ballad and unplugged version which was a large success for years. A duet with Marco Borsato for the song 'Voorbij ' made for a no. 1 hit. In addition to all her activities and performances Do was one of the participants in the television program ‘’Beste zangers van Nederland’ last year. Her version of the Andre Hazes song 'Zij gelooft in mij' was an immediate success and earned her a golden album.
Hind is known in the Netherlands as a young woman with a special, warm glow and a perfect voice for both pop, fado, jazz as Arabic classics. The singing career of Hind has expanded enormously since het participation in the television program Idols in 2003. Her debut single Summer all over again, was a big hit. In 2004 she was awarded with an Edison Award for best new international artist. In 2012, her third album came out with her very own music style; Crosspop; Pop music in the base with minimal influences of other music genres such as soul, r&b, Arabic influences or Spanish influences.
Josje and Angela meet in 2010 on Curacao and in short time grow as a popular duo. In 2011 they pulled the attention of television producer John de Mol with two youtube videos, who invited them to his talents show "' The Winner Is". Between no less than 64 participants they sang themselves effortlessly to the final, where they came in second after the final winner Bryan B. Meanwhile Josje and Angela are full in the spotlight and preparing for their debut single.