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Rocky Mountain High - An Evening of John Denver
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Featuring John Denver’s original conductor/arranger, Lee Holdridge, and the Rocky Mountain Symphony Orchestra.
Together with Canadian recording artists Rick and Steve Worrall, an all-star Canadian band, and guest artists soprano Kathleen Morrison and tenor Matthew Johnson, this amazing production will take you back and have you reliving the songs as they were originally heard at the height of John’s career.
To John Denver fans, Lee Holdridge is best known for his arrangements of all of John's songs.
John Denver on Lee Holdridge: "A man who I think is simply a genius!"
The focus of this show is the music and to experience John Denver’s original arrangements as penned by Mr. Holdridge. As an added feature, this production includes our guest artists performing a few arrangements from The Great Voices Sing John Denver. A project that Mr. Holdridge conducted and arranged, which features some of the best known Opera singers in the world, including Placido Domingo.
Holdridge has also written, arranged and conducted for many major recording artists including Placido Domingo, Barbara Streisand, Stevie Wonder, Neil Diamond, John Denver, Dionne Warwick, Diana Ross, Natalie Cole, Anne Murray, Gordon Lightfoot and many more.
One of Hollywood’s most honoured composers, Holdridge has lent his talents to countless feature films, television movies, mini-series, series, and specials. He has been nominated 18 times for an Emmy Award, winning seven. He has also won an ASCAP Film and Television Music Award, received three Cable Ace Award Nominations, and Grammy Awards.
Sing and clap along to some of John Denver’s biggest hits including Country Roads, Back Home Again, Annie’s Song, Perhaps Love and many more.
As one critique aptly stated: "Every tribute concert should be like this one…in a word…superb!"
-James Miller, Editor - Kelowna Daily Courier
In today’s crazy world we need a little positive, and Rocky Mountain High - An Evening of John Denverbrings it home!
**Group rates available for groups of 10 or more by calling the Arts Commons Box Office at 403-294-9494.**