DENVER, CO – On Jan 23rd, The COLORADO SYMPHONY celebrated Marvin Hamlisch with “One Singular Sensation – A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch”
Thank you to The Colorado Symphony and to the Guest Artists! Team Marvin Hamlisch
On Sat Jan 23, 2016 with a concert at The Boettcher Concert Hall, The Colorado Symphony paid tribute to Maestro Marvin Hamlisch with the performance “One Singular Sensation: A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch”
Maestro Hamlisch was principal pops conductor for The Colorado Symphony for many years.
FOR THE RECORD: Sat Jan 23, 2016 at 7:30PM concert
Venue: The Boettcher Concert Hall
Christopher Dragon, conductor
Jodi Benson, Donna McKechnie and Doug LaBrecque, vocals
Colorado Symphony Chorus, Mary Louise Burke, associate director
Former Principal Pops Conductor of the Colorado Symphony, the late, great Marvin Hamlisch is an entertainment legend. He’s one of a dozen people to win an Emmy®, a Grammy®, an Oscar®, and a Tony®, plus he won a Pulitzer and a pair of Golden Globes® to boot. He won three Oscars in 1974 – two for the score for The Way We Were and the third for his adaptation of Scott Joplin for The Sting. Featuring the Colorado Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, this concert spans Hamlisch’s remarkable career, from his work on Woody Allen films to A Chorus Line to the score for Ordinary People.
Listen to Introduction of the Program by Donna McKechnie: