Dear Dallas Symphony Family,
It is with deep regret that we inform you that our Principal
Pops Conductor, Marvin Hamlisch passed away last evening. All of us
at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra are shocked and saddened by the
Marvin was a consummate musician and composer who in many ways
revolutionized theater music, film scoring and popular song.
Marvin brought unrivalled professionalism and skill to his
musical leadership with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra Pops Series.
His natural grace at the piano, his humor and his elegant style in
many genres of music delighted and charmed audiences and impressed
his fellow musicians the world over.
Everyone at the Dallas Symphony Orchestra sends our deepest
condolences to Marvin's family, friends and colleagues. Marvin
Hamlisch was a true American original who will be deeply
Marvin was scheduled to conduct three performances in the DSO
Pops Series in the upcoming 2012-2013 season. At this time, these
performances will go on as planned, with guest conductors to be
DSO Interim President and CEO
Marvin Hamlisch remembered >>
From David Hyslop, DSO Interim President and CEO, a tribute to Marvin Hamlisch >>
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