Pink Martini: Shaken & Stirred
Dress up for a grand night of seriously cool music as Pink Martini brings its lush ‘60s technicolor sound to a hot Vancouver summer night! The thirteen members of Pink Martini offer a highly polished blend of multilingual musical virtuosity in a combination of class and kitsch, swooning nostalgia, and deliriously romantic melodies to delight you. Pink Martini draws inspiration from the romantic Hollywood musicals of the 1940s or ‘50s with a more global perspective. Like musical archeologists digging through scores and recordings of years past, Pink Martini rediscovers beautiful songs – bridging the divide between high brow and pop culture.
“If the United Nations had a house band in 1962,” says Pink Martini’s bandleader and pianist, Thomas Lauderdale, “then hopefully we’d be that band.”
MusicFest Vancouver August 10 - August 19, 2012
A: adult/student/sr $79
B: adult/student/sr $64
C: adult/student/sr $49
D: adult/student/sr $34