The gritty, deep voice of the Dutch singer Sharon Kovacs is often compared with that of Amy Winehouse, Beth Gibbons (Portishead) or Shirley Bassey. So it’s no surprise that this unique phenomenon drew the attention of the Metropole Orchestra. Three years ago, the orchestra and singer composed an adaptation of Kovacs’ debut album Shades Of Black, and this year they’ve done the same for her latest album, Cheap Smell.

> 19 December, TivoliVredenburg