Tribute: Marvin Hamlisch, 1944–2012

Pittsburgh, PA — We remember beloved composer and Pittsburgh Symphony Pops conductor Marvin Hamlisch. ” He was quick yet personable, confident without being cocky, polite while answering questions he had probably been asked countless times — and even inquisitive, also asking questions. He never revealed, though, any of the inner depth or melancholy sweetness that must have inspired music as …

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Marvin Hamlisch remembered at star-studded Lincoln Center service as Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin, Liza Minnelli and others pay tribute to legendary composer

When I met young Marvin Hamlisch he was the rehearsal pianist for ‘Funny Girl,’ and he also fetched coffee for the cast. I didn’t drink coffee, so he brought me a chocolate doughnut — and not one, but two. We shared a passion for music, film and food…” Then she said “MARVIN,” and grinned. “The name itself makes me smile. I’m …

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Music Under the Stars — A Free Concert Celebrating the Life of Marvin Hamlisch

Pasadena — On September 22, 2012 on the steps of Pasadena City’s Hall, The Pasadena Symphony and Pops celebrated the life and legacy of their late Principal Pops Conductor, Marvin Hamlisch with a free concert. It featured host and emcee Jason Alexander. The orchestra played many of Marvin’s most memorable songs, including selection from A Chorus Line, They’re Playing Our …

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Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin Among Stars for Marvin Hamlisch Memorial

Juilliard School, New York — Barbra Streisand and Aretha Franklin are among the stars set for Marvin Hamlisch’s Sept 18th, 2012 memorial service. Also set are Liza Minnelli, who was Hamlisch’s lifelong pal and attended all of his memorials and funeral, as well as Itzhak Perlman, Lang Lang, Michael Feinstein, Chris Botti, Maria Friedman, Brian d’Arcy James, Carter Brey, Essential …

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The Nutty Professor’ first run is Nashville hit

The 32 performances had an attendance of more than 16,000, and ticketholders came from 36 states outside of Tennessee in addition to Washington D.C., Canada and Germany. The show, sponsored by The Private Client Reserve of U.S. Bank, received national media attention and had an estimated economic impact of $1.6 million on the city, according to internal production estimates and …

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