Posts Tagged ‘Marvin Hamlisch’

The Helen Hayes Awards Awards

Last night's untricked-out Helen Hayes Awards at the Warner Theatre began almost immediately with prize-giving, and that was mostly what we got: Few distractions, and lots of people talking about theater. Did some thank-yous go on too long? Sure. Was Robert Aubry Davis conspicuously absent even though his voice was the evening's host? Yes. Were [...]

Remembering Marvin Hamlisch, a Prodigy and a Showman

Marvin Hamlisch, who died Monday at the age of 68, won’t be remembered primarily as the National Symphony Orchestra’s former Pops conductor, but he was the ideal man for the job. A lot of other orchestras knew this, too, which is why he’s being remembered for filling the same role in Pittsburgh, Seattle, San Diego, Pasadena, [...]

Arts Roundup: RIP Marvin Hamlisch Edition

Marvin Hamlisch, principal conductor of the NSO Pops orchestra between 2000 and 2011, has died at age 68. [WUSA 9]
Remembering Hamlisch, who could "get a little cocky," but with good reason [Post]
Sikh Temple shooter Wade Michael Page was in a band that released music on a racist Maryland label called Label 56. [Post]
BK Adams, the local [...]

Jon Secada and Tito Puente, Jr. at the Kennedy Center, Reviewed

If you haven’t been to a National Symphony Orchestra Pops concert before, imagine a regular NSO concert transplanted to the pool deck at Harrah’s Resort Atlantic City following a magic show. Or as Pops conductor Marvin Hamlisch put it, “This is fantastic! It’s like a cruise ship!”
Hamlisch takes up the part of hammy emcee with [...]