Legrand Concert Gives Marguerite Sneak Peek???
Composer, arranger, conductor and pianist Michel Legrand has composed over 200 film scores including The Thomas Crown Affair (“The Windmills of Your Mind”) and Summer of ‘42 as well as several musicals including Umbrellas of Cherbourg and Yentl, which have won him three Oscars and five Grammys. He was 22 when his first album, I Love Paris, became one of the best-selling instrumental albums ever released. His albums now number over 100 - spanning jazz, musical theatre, variety and classical styles - on which he has worked with Frank Sinatra, Sarah Vaughan, Jack Jones, Regine Velasquez, Ella Fitzgerald, Perry Como, Lena Horne, Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, James Ingram, Johnny Mathis, Barbra Streisand and many others.
Marguerite runs at the Haymarket from 20 May to 1 November 2008 (previews from 7 May) as the final production in the in-house season of work programmed and directed by Jonathan Kent (See News, 30 Jan 2008).