“Happy to see you again”, this surprise appearance on stage by the singer with a former member of The Voice

“Happy to see you again”, this surprise appearance on stage by the singer with a former member of The Voice
“Happy to see you again”, this surprise appearance on stage by the singer with a former member of The Voice

Florent Pagny took a break from his media retirement to take the stage of the Olympia for a duet with a Lebanese singer whom he met almost ten years ago, in the talent show The Voice. Emotional sequence!

Several months after announcing that he was returning to Patagonia to continue his fight against lung cancer which had affected him for two years, Florent Pagny made a surprise appearance in Paris. In fact, he decided to put his media withdrawal on hold for the duration of a duet on the legendary stage ofOlympia. The 62-year-old singer performed his hit Know how to love written by Lionel Florence and Pascal Obispo, and released in 1997 on his fourth album of the same name. It was on the occasion of the concert of the Lebanese artist Hiba Tawaji whom he met in 2015, on the show The Voice season 4. That year, Florent Pagny was still a coach and turned around when he discovered his voice during the blind auditions. However, the young artist preferred to join Mika’s talent team.`

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Ousted in the semi-final against David Thibault, the wife of jazzman Ibrahim Maalouf stood out by regaining the titles fighter by Christina Aguilera, Everytime by Britney Spears or In love by Véronique Sanson. These are her standards that she took up on the Olympia stage in addition to having been able to count on the presence of Florent Pagny and Lara Fabianshe is also in the game.

Florent Pagny back on stage Thursday May 30

Florent Pagny’s totally unexpected appearance at the Olympia was immortalized by spectators who rushed to share photos and videos of the performance. The journalist from Parisian Eric Bureau is among these, he captioned his images by recalling that the interpreter of Sing had been absent in France since “8 months”. On the other hand, no reference to tensions in the Middle East, Lebanon being on the border with Israel and very attentive to the evolution of the clashes. He also confirmed immediately that Florent Pagny would take the stage again on Thursday May 30as part of a charity event once again organized in the capital.

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Indeed, Florent Pagny will be present for the concert Sentinels of one evening at the Salle Pleyel, for the benefit of Bleuet de France, an organization which provides support to war wounded, victims of terrorism and wards of the Nation. For the occasion, he must regain his title The soldier, written and composed by Calogero and his ex-partner Marie Bastide, for the hit record Grow old with you published in 2013. More than 200 musicians from the armies will be at his side, as well as other artists just as popular as him, such as Nicola Sirkis (Indochina).

Florent Pagny back in 2026?

The last time Florent Pagny went on stage in France was in October, for the show Corsu Mezu Mezu, on the initiative of Patrick Fiori. That evening he had joined Patrick Bruel, Claudio Capéo, Nolwenn Leroy and Kendji Girac, some of whom had previously agreed to go to the studio for the purposes of his collaborative album 2 Bis released the previous month and immediately shot to the top of the charts by a loyal audience. We also find the artists Vianney, Slimane, Carla Bruni and even Anggunherself having also given reassuring news of Florent Pagny’s health very recently.

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When he announced that he was affected by cancer in January 2022, the father of Inca and Aël had to cancel at the same time a birthday tour to celebrate his 60th birthday. He suggested that he could return in 2026 for a series of performances which would allow him to celebrate his 65th birthday this time…

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