SAN DIEGO, CA: On March 4th, 2016 The San Diego Symphony presented: “One Singular Sensation: A Tribute to the Music of Marvin Hamlisch“
Thank you San Diego Symphony, The organizers and the audience! Team Marvin Hamlisch / The Music of Marvin Hamlisch
For the record: ONE SINGULAR SENSATION:
A TRIBUTE TO THE MUSIC OF MARVIN HAMLISCH
A City Lights Concert was presented on
Friday, March 4, 2016 8:00PM
Copley Symphony Hall
San Diego Symphony Celebrated four decades of Marvin Hamlisch’s magnificent memories. Guest artists: Tony Award winner Donna McKechnie, Tony® Award nominee Jodi Benson, and Phantom of the Opera’s Doug LaBrecque paid tribute to the wonderful talents of one of the greatest contributors to music over the last century, Marvin Hamlisch.
Listen: Donna McKechnie’s Introduction of the program “One Singular Sensation” a Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch:
As a composer, Hamlisch won virtually every major award: three Oscars, four Grammys, four Emmys, a Tony, and three Golden Globes (not to mention…the Pulitzer Prize!).
On Broadway, he wrote the music for long-running shows A Chorus Line, They’re Playing Our Song, Sweet Smell of Success, Smile, The Goodbye Girl and Imaginary Friends.
Listen. SONG: DREAMERS – from the London Musical “Jean Seberg” Music by Marvin Hamlisch. This rendition by Louise Dearman:
His more than 40 motion picture scores include his Oscar®-winning score and song for The Way We Were and his adaptation of Scott Joplin’s music for The Sting. And who can forget Marvin’s many concerts as San Diego Symphony’s Principal Pops Conductor? This memorable concert will feature music from a career truly dedicated to the power of timeless music.
Larry Blank, conductor
Donna McKechnie, vocalist
Jodi Benson, vocalist
Doug LaBrecque, vocalist
SACRA/PROFANA Choral Group
Video: Piano rendition of one of Marvin Hamlisch’s most beautiful compositions for Film: