DeVos Performance Hall is proud to present the biggest little orchestra around – Pink Martini featuring lead singer China Forbes.
Drawing inspiration from music from all over the world – crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop – Thomas Lauderdale founded Pink Martini in 1994 to provide more beautiful and inclusive musical soundtracks for political fundraisers for causes such as civil rights, affordable housing, the environment, libraries, public broadcasting, education and parks.
Twenty years later, Pink Martini still tours the world, singing in 22 languages at opera houses, concert halls, film festivals, museums and fashion shows. In 2014, Pink Martini was inducted into both the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame and the Oregon Music Hall of Fame.
Founder pianist Thomas Lauderdale and vocalist China Forbes chatted with My West Michigan and sang, "Sympathique (Je ne veux pas travailler)."
The performance begins at 8 p.m., Tuesday, March 7. For ticket information, click click here.