Friends, thank you for remembering and celebrating the award-winning artist Marvin Hamlisch.
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Marvin Hamlisch is one of only 2 composers to win every major creative award: Oscar, Grammy, Emmy, Tony, Pulitzer and Golden Globe. (PEGOT)
Marvin Hamlisch’s legacy lives on through his music.
WATCH FILM: Courtesy of PBS. Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love. PBS American Masters: Marvin Hamlisch
Indianapolis, IN – Oct 24-25, 2014: Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch by The Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra.
New York, NY – Aug 28, 2014: Joe’s Pub – Public Theater- Mary Millben Performed, saluted American Composers
January 19, 2014 – Gulf Coast Symphony – Ft. Myers, FL This concert paid tribute to the man who helped define American popular music for nearly half a century. Guest starring Doug LaBrecque, Christiane Noll, and Tony-winner Donna McKechnie! – Thanks to all involved! The Family of Marvin Hamlisch.
November 9, 2013 – Sandbox Theatre, Mamaroneck, NY – Symply Barbra remembered Marvin Hamlisch.
October 20, 2013 Cabaret for Life – Asbury NJ – Saluted Marvin Hamlisch
September 12-14, 2013: New York University’ Steinhardt – Marvin Hamlisch was inducted to the NYU Steinhardt’s Theatre Hall of Fame. The NYU Steinhardt produced the musical Sweet Smell of Success, Read more, see pictures
September 9th, 2013: Birdland Jazz Club, NY. – Simply Barbra salutes Marvin Hamlisch. Thanks to Simply Barbra for remembering Marvin Hamlisch!
August 10th, 2013: The Peninsula Music Festival – WI paid tribute to Marvin Hamlisch. – Thank you! from The Family of Marvin Hamlisch.
August 7th, 2013 Ocean City, NJ – The Ocean City Music Pier – Ocean City Music Pier – A tribute to Marvin Hamlisch with Juilliard pianist Joseph Mohan and vocalist Jody Kidwell took place. Thanks to Ocean City Symphony and all involved! The Family of Marvin Hamlisch.
July 16, 2013 Ridgewood, NJ – Kasschau Mem – Vets Field- The McVey Family pays tribute to Marvin Hamlisch – Thanks! – The Family of Marvin Hamlisch. Visit J. Mark McVey and Family website
June 24 – July 6, 2013 Dennis, MA – Cape Playhouse Starring Tony winner Karen Ziemba, Tony Nominee Christiane Noll, Cape Playhouse favorite Jason Graae and Carol Woods.Devised and Directed by Academy Award Nominee David Zippel. Musical Director Christopher Marlowe. Thanks to the Cape Playhouse of this production team! The Family of Marvin Hamlisch. Read more:
The First Marvin Hamlisch Memorial Award was given to Michael Douglas by The American Cancer Society. The event happened Monday, June 3, 2013 at The Hudson Theatre At The Millennium Broadway Hotel in New York City. Read More.
June 2, 2013 – Venetian Room, San Francisco, CA — The gala for Marvin Hamlisch’s Birthday at the Fairmont’s Venetian Room humored, touched hearts, spoke to souls and made memories as music legends honored him, with lyricists Alan and Marilyn Bergman and performances by: Karen Mason, Lisa Vroman, Billy Stritch Bobby Conte Thornton, Hannah Sears, Julia Cassandra Smith, Danielle Bowen and Alan & Marilyn Bergman. Read More: June 2nd — San Francisco, CA — The gala for Marvin Hamlisch’s Birthday at the Fairmont’s Venetian Room
May 29, 2013 Temple Beth Am – Saban Theatre – CA – A Gala Concert – Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch NOBODY DOES IT BETTER: Temple Beth Am had a GALA CONCERT Featuring special performances by: Melissa Manchester, Cantor Magda Fishman and Placido Domingo in a musical salute to Marvin Hamlisch and to honor the Ziering Family. Thank you to Temple Beth Am for remembering Marvin! – The family of Marvin Hamlisch
May 14 & 15, 2013 Boston Pops – Boston MA Symphony Hall Boston MA – A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch. Maestro Keith Lockhart and The Boston Pops paid tribute to Marvin Hamlisch. The evening featured Broadway stars Jodi Benson, Doug LaBrecque, Donna McKechnie and Zoe Raphael.
“We pay tribute to the wonderful talents of one of the greatest contributors to music over the last century, Marvin Hamlisch.” – Maestro Keith Lockhart
This memorable concert will feature music from his vast array of timeless music.Related content: Thank you Boston Pops!
May 5, 2013 Kupferberg Center – Queens College – Marvin Hamlisch Alumni Benefit Concert with the Queens College Orchestra. Organized by: Aaron Copland School of Music. Queens College remembered and celebrated the award-winning artist Marvin Hamlisch in a memorial concert featuring his work performed by Broadway stars and the Queens College Orchestra. Read more:Marvin’s Alma Mater: A Chorus Line for Marvin Hamlisch at memorial
April 28, 2013 A Chorus Line and Idina Menzel salute Marvin Hamlisch at the 2013 Laurence Olivier Awards.
March 18, 2013 The Paley Center, New York – PALEY100: What I Did For Love: The Music and Life of Marvin Hamlisch – This evening, originally planned and conceived by Marvin himself in the days just prior to his passing, as a retrospective on his work, instead allowed us all to pay tribute to his inspiring work and brilliant career. Stars of stage and screen performed and also reflected on working with Hamlisch and his iconic impact on media, particularly in the field of television and film. The program was interspersed with various clips from the Paley Center Collection.
Performers: John Lithgow, Klea Blackhurst, Malcolm Gets, J. Mark McVey among other starts.
Presenters included Tom Brokaw, Terre Blair Hamlisch, Rupert Holmes, Pat Mitchell, and Steven Soderbergh
February 24, 2013 – Barbra Streisand salutes Marvin Hamlisch at the Academy Awards. Read:
Feb 21 – 24, 2013 Benaroya Hall, Seattle, WA
The Seattle Symphony Orchestra at Benaroya Hall performed a “Marvin Hamlisch Tribute”
The Seattle Symphony honored the tremendous musical legacy of Marvin Hamlisch with a tribute program featuring best-loved music for stage and screen by the late composer. (The Musical tribute to Marvin Hamlisch included songs from A Chorus Line, They’re Playing Our song and other Broadway musicals. And music from “The Sting”, “Ice Castles”, “The Spy Who Loved me” and other films.)
Larry Blank, conductor / Susan Egan, vocalist / Lisa Vroman, vocalist
Thanks to the Seattle Symphony from the family of Marvin Hamlisch!
February 14, 2013 – Westover Church, Greensboro, SC
On Valentine’s Day the Greensboro Symphony performance included a salute to Marvin Hamlisch.
Tenor J. Mark McVey and his wife performed with the Greensboro Symphony.
“What I Did For Love”
Memories of Marvin Hamlisch
The performance included several selections from Marvin Hamlisch’s repertoire from his compositions for Broadway and Hollywood, including The Way We Were, One and What I Did for Love fromA Chorus line, The theme from Ice Castles (Through the Eyes of Love) and many more.
Thanks to The Greensboro Symphony for remembering Marvin Hamlisch!
January 29, 2013 – Heinz Hall -Pittsburgh Symphony
PSO had a special one-night-only tribute concert celebrating the life and music of Marvin Hamlisch. His indelible body of work includes such legendary hits as “The Way We Were” and “One (Singular Sensation)” from the scores he wrote for more than 40 films and eight Broadway shows, including A Chorus Line.
The evening brought together and an amazing array of stars: Tony Award-winner and Broadway star Idina Menzel, Lucie Arnaz and Robert Klein, the original stars of Marvin’s Broadway show They’re Playing Our Song. The incomparable singer and pianist Kevin Cole, celebrated English actress and singer Maria Friedman, the All-Star College Chorus, under the direction of Robert Page and acclaimed conductor J. Ernest Green.
January 21, 2013 – McCallum Theatre, Palm Desert
Theme: They’re Playing His Songs:
The Music of Marvin Hamlisch
Starring Tony Winner Lillias White, Tony winner Karen Ziemba, Tony Nominee Christiane Noll and Jason Graae. With special Guest Star Lucie Arnaz. Devised and Directed by David Zippel. Read more
December 31, 2012 – Avery Fisher Hall
New Year’s Eve 2012: The New York Philharmonic: One Singular Sensation: Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch, a special New Year’s Eve concert. Read Program Selections. See Pictures
Dec 11, 2012 – Juilliard Members’ Holiday Celebration
The Juilliard Members’ Holiday Celebration at Paul Hall, included interpretations of the Hamlisch Songbook by Juilliard musicians, actors and dancers. See Pictures
Read Program selections, and the musicians, actors and dancers that participated during the performance. (to ALL and to the Juilliard School: THANK YOU!)
Dec 7, 2012 – BBC Radio 2 honored Marvin Hamlisch
BBC Radio2 and Ken Bruce presented One Singular Sensation, a concert in tribute to the great composer Marvin Hamlisch with West End singers Sharon D. Clarke, Louise Dearman and Andrew Playfoot.- Read Program Selections – Read More
Nov 2 & 3, 2012 – Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Renowned Pops Conductor Jeff Tyzik and vocalist Ann Hampton Callaway in a Hamlisch Tribute. “The Way We Were – A Tribute to Hamlisch & Streisand” Callaway performed her program “The Streisand Songbook,” while Tyzik and the DSO performed a chorus line medley, and an arrangement of some of Hamlisch’s most treasured compositions.
Oct 26 & 27, 2012 – Dallas Symphony Orchestra
The DSO paid tribute to the life and music of Marvin Hamlisch under the baton of exciting conductor Jeff Tyzik! – Several selections from the Marvin Hamlisch songbook were performed.
Oct 13, 2012 – Milwaukee Symphony Pops
MSO Pops honored Marvin Hamlisch and Richard Rodgers. The concerts, planned as a tribute to Richard Rodgers, also became memorials for Hamlisch. Both composers made their mark on the Great American Songbook by creating a legacy of musical standards. They were the only two individuals to win all the major show business awards, as well as the Pulitzer Prize (Rodgers for Oklahoma! and Hamlisch for A Chorus Line). Read More
Sept 22, 2012 – Pasadena Symphony Pops.
Music Under the Stars — A Free Concert Celebrating the Life of Marvin Hamlisch. – 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. Read more
Sept 18, 2012 – Juilliard School
Marvin Hamlisch remembered – Juilliard School at star-studded Lincoln Center service as Barbra Streisand, Aretha Franklin, Liza Minnelli and others pay tribute to legendary composer. Read more – Salute to Marvin.
Thank you for remembering Marvin! – The family of Marvin Hamlisch.
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