Barbra Streisand Set To Appear On The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon


Set your DVRs Streisand fans. Your favorite diva, Barbra Streisand, will make a special appearance on the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.

Why now, you say?

Well, Ms. Streisand is set to release a new CD called “Partners” which will include show-stopping vocal duo performances of Barbra with an eclectic array of artists including Andrea Bocelli, Michael Bublé, Kenneth ‘Babyface’ Edmonds, Jason Gould ( Barbra’s son), Josh Groban, Billy Joel, John Legend, John Mayer, Lionel Richie, Blake Shelton, Stevie Wonder, and a virtual duet with Elvis Presley.

You can purchase this phenomenal CD on Amazon.Com or download it from iTunes.

Here is what NBCNewYork.Com had to say:

“The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” will feature only one guest on Monday: Barbra Streisand.
It is the first late-night talk show appearance by the famed singer and actress in more than 50 years”.

The show will feature a “night of talk, comedy, and performance to celebrate the upcoming release of her new album ‘Partners,’” which is set to release on Tuesday by Columbia Records, according to NBC.”

Wow. 50 years? I had to read this part twice. Half a decade since Barbra has been on any late night show? She really is a reclusive little thing, isn’t she?

Check out the trailer below. What an amazing lineup of performers and performances and Barbra clearly underscores why she is a unique legend in this business.

My favorite performances from this trailer were Barbra with Billy Joel and Michael Buble. Absolutely brilliant.

“Partners” will be released on Tuesday, September 16th. Are you excited as I? Which performances are you most excited to hear?

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Rosanne (Giallonardo) Simunovic began her musical career in Timmins, Ontario. She studied piano with Anne Pizzale and later, at an advanced level, with Soeur Anita Vaugeois (Sister Cecile of Les Soeurs De L’Assomption in Timmins). Her vocal and accompaniment skills were nurtured by her aunt, the late Dorothea Mascioli. When Rosanne graduated from O’Gorman High School, she moved on to the University of Toronto where she continued her piano and vocal studies while attaining a Bachelor of Arts Degree. She was hired as a piano accompanist for several musical companies, most notably, the National Ballet Of Canada. She presently holds an A.R.C.T. Teacher’s Diploma in Voice from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto. Rosanne has studied choral conducting with numerous well known Canadian Conductors, including Wayne Riddell of Montreal, Quebec and the internationally renowned Dr. Elmer Iseler. She has been a founding member of numerous community-based arts organizations: the Timmins Arts Council, later known as Arts & Culture Timmins, the Timmins Symphony Orchestra, and, the Timmins Youth Singers…as well as the TYS Alumnus choir, the Timmins Concert Singers. In 1987, she was also selected to be the conductor of the Timmins Board Of Education Choir, comprised of talented students from Grades 5 to 8. In 1988, she was elected to the Board Of Directors of the Ontario Choral Federation (now known as Choirs Ontario), where she served as Chair of the Festivals Committee for six consecutive seasons. In 1996, in honour of the Ontario Choral Federation’s 25th Anniversary, Rosanne was selected as one of 25 recipients of the OCF’s Distinguished Service Award for outstanding contribution to the choral art. The ceremony was presided by Lieutenant Governor, Hal Jackman. In November 1997, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Rotary Club Of Timmins to receive the prestigious Paul Harris Award for her years of dedication to the artistic development of young musical talent in Timmins. In August of 2002, Rosanne Simunovic was selected by the Board Of Directors of Choirs Ontario to serve as Conductor of both the Provincial Junior and Teen Choir Camps, now renamed in honour of the Camp Benefactors, Don and Lillian Wright. In November 2002, Rosanne was the one of the recipients of the Commemorative Medal for the Golden Jubilee of Queen Elizabeth II, honouring her work in the development of the arts in Timmins. Under Rosanne Simunovic’s direction, the Timmins Youth Singers and the Timmins Concert Singers have been featured in numerous choral festivals and performing opportunities outside of Timmins. In 1985, they were selected to partici

3 Responses to “Barbra Streisand Set To Appear On The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon”

  1. I have heard many of the duets and some are magical; some passionate; some delicate as a flower. My favorite is her partner that is deceased. I wish Elvis Presley was here. I would imagine his voice would age a bit like Tony Bennett, Tom Jones, and Lionel Richie’s. Still great voices. I think this will be a very successful album. Good songs and Barbra’s voice is still powerful.


  2. FYI, Masterclass Lady, Jian Ghomeshi will be interviewing Barbra on Wednesday AM on his CBC radio program Q. It’s a Canadian exclusive and I will definitely be listening to that interview. His program is also televised on CBC TV in Canada and on some NPR stations in the U.S. I’ve been a fan of Ms. Streisand for 3 decades. She has the most versatile voice I’ve ever heard. She certainly puts many of today’s so-called vocalists to shame. What a gift!


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