Thank you Boston Pops!

Boston, MA – To the Boston Symphony Orchestra and The Boston Pops, staff, and audiences:

Marvin Hamlisch had some of his most wonderful memorable musical moments with the Boston Pops. He was thrilled with your fine musicians, loved working with your staff, and adored the audiences.

Boston Symp and Pops May 15-15 2013 salutes MH

Marvin was first and foremost a musician and he loved and appreciated his musicians. He was always aware of the fine glorious traditions he was grateful to be a part of that make up the fine history of your organization.

Boston Symp and Pops May 15-15 2013 salute to MH

Whether it was performing for a group of dentists there, or to raise funds for a School or conducting the sweeping 1812 overture over the harbor to thunderous standing ovations by appreciative audiences.

Jodi Benson: Benson's Broadway credits include a role in the Broadway musical Smile, where she introduced a song called "Disneyland". (Howard Ashman / Marvin Hamlisch)  In 1992, Benson received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actress in a Musical for her role as Polly Baker in Crazy For You.

Jodi Benson

When encouraging the audience he would say: “okay now everybody .. One, two ,three, everybody say FLOSS !”

Marvin Hamlisch lived in his music. It was truly “WHAT HE DID FOR LOVE!” 

Thank you Boston! Thank you Boston Symphony, staff, performers and crew. Thank you Maestro Lockhart for your kind acknowledgement of paying tribute to Marvin Hamlisch tonight !!!! Thank you for giving Marvin some of the most joyous moments in his life !

Keith Lockhart became the twentieth conductor of the The Boston Pops Orchestra in 1995. Mr. Lockhart has worked with a wide array of established artists from virtually every corner of the entertainment world, while also promoting programs that focus on talented young musicians from the Tanglewood Music Center, Boston Conservatory, and Berklee College of Music. During his seventeen-year tenure, he has conducted more than 1,400 Boston Pops concerts and introduced concert performances of full-length Broadway shows, including Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, and Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music.

Keith Lockhart became the twentieth conductor of the The Boston Pops Orchestra in 1995. Mr. Lockhart has worked with a wide array of established artists from virtually every corner of the entertainment world, while also promoting programs that focus on talented young musicians from the Tanglewood Music Center, Boston Conservatory, and Berklee College of Music. During his seventeen-year tenure, he has conducted more than 1,400 Boston Pops concerts and introduced concert performances of full-length Broadway shows, including Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Carousel, and Stephen Sondheim’s A Little Night Music.

With Warm Appreciation,     Mrs. Marvin Hamlisch (Terre)


 

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