Via Zoom: Kirsten & Regina Leslie on Their Sister Duo at Le Piano in Chicago on Nov. 22, 2021

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CHICAGO – One of the classic show business turns is the Sister Act, and one of Chicago’s up-and-coming are the Leslie Sister Duo. Kirsten and Regina Leslie have been performing both separately and together for all their lives, and will take their latest iteration to Le Piano in Chicago on November 22nd, 2021. For reservation info, click SISTER ACT.

Regina Leslie began studying violin at age five. By the time she was age eight, she had begun her performing career, where she played and sang at various events. This early performing experience was prime preparation for her eclectic career, which balances itself between appearing as violinist, actor and singer. She has appeared in many roles locally, including in “Cyrano de Bergerac” (Chicago Shakespeare Theatre), “A Christmas Carol” (Goodman Theatre) and “Wonderland” (Chicago Children’s Theatre), as well as National and Regional Touring credits.

The Leslie Sister Duo at Le Piano
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Kirsten Leslie Karadzhova is a pianist, singer and actress who has performed nationally and internationally. Her repertoire is diverse in opera and musical theater, including roles as Gilda in “Rigoletto,” Rosalinde in “Die Fledermaus,” Carrie in “Carousel” and Maria in “West Side Story.” She made her Carnegie Hall debut singing Mozart, Vivaldi and a John Rutter composition, who was also the conductor. Having lived and performed abroad, she is conversational in both Italian and German, and is currently studying Bulgarian.

In an interview via Zoom with Patrick McDonald of, Regina and Kirsten Leslie talk about their background and the Duo …

The Leslie Sister Duo will perform at Le Piano, 6970 North Glenwood in Chicago, 8pm show, on November 22nd, 2021. For ticket information click the link above. For more information, click LESLIE SISTER DUO. senior staff writer Patrick McDonald

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