March 8, 2015: Morris Museum presented “One Singular Night — The Music of George Gershwin and Marvin Hamlisch”

Morristown, NJ — The Morris Museum presented Thomas Pandolfi, performing the music of George Gershwin and Marvin Hamlisch

This event happened:
One Singular Night: The Music of George Gershwin and Marvin Hamlisch
Sunday, March 8, 2:00PM

 

GEORGE GERSHWIN AND MARVIN HAMLISCH

 

Considered a leading interpreter of the works of George Gershwin. Add in a bit of Marvin Hamlisch and we have an afternoon of superb American music.” — Morris Museum

 

National and international young piano virtuoso, Thomas Pandolfi, is being showered with superlatives by critics worldwide for his passionate artistry and amazing technique. His orchestral appearances often feature concerti by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Liszt, but Thomas is considered a leading interpreter of the works of George Gershwin. Add in a bit of Marvin Hamlisch and we have an afternoon of superb American music.”

 

THOMAS PANDOLFI

thomas pandolfi pinist - site

 

With each passing season, he is becoming more and more sought after by audiences worldwide, and showered with superlatives by critics for his passionate artistry and amazing technique. His orchestral appearances often feature not only the beloved masterpiece concerti by Tchaikovsky, Rachmaninov and Liszt, but also the equally brilliant ones by Paderewski, Rubinstein and Moszkowski. Additionally in the “Pops” genre, Thomas is considered a leading interpreter of the works of George Gershwin. Read more

LISTEN TO PANDOLFI AT THE PIANO — A GERSHWIN TUNE

GEORGE GERSHWIN (1898–1937)

George Gershwin2

 

I think Gershwin was this kind of dynamo; when I look at how much he did, how much he wrote, it boggles the mind how he did it. The difference is he wrote whether he was hired to or not. Most composers write because they’re hired to write. He just kept going. He was a force of nature, I think the analogy to Mozart is the closest you can get — the unbelievable passion to keep writing.” — Marvin Hamlisch Read More…

MARVIN HAMLISCH (1944–2012)

Marvin Hamlisch b-w

 

As composer, Hamlisch won virtually every major award that exists: three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony and three Golden Globe awards.

For Broadway he wrote the music for his groundbreaking show, A Chorus Line, which received the Pulitzer Prize. Read More…

VIDEO: Marvin Hamlisch tribute to George & Ira Gershwin

 

Source: Team Marvin Hamlisch / The Music of Marvin Hamlisch


 

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