Musical Musings

Judy Garland with Live Orchestra Wows Audiences and Critics

Concert-Goers React to “An Evening with Judy Garland”

“It’s a dream come true.”

“Listening to Judy’s arrangements by a live orchestra was a special treat. ... I closed my eyes and imagined I was at a Judy concert in the 1960s.”

“Inspiring, impressive, remarkable.”

“You were there. It was just—real.”

“The show was spectacular. I actually forgot she was gone. She is, after all, immortal.”


“An Evening with Judy Garland” in the Press

“An astonishing achievement, both technically and artistically … the Symphony Hall audience was riveted.”

"... by the time Judy Garland was singing her signature interpretation of 'You Made Me Love You,' with her wild doe eyes scanning Symphony Hall, the ... audience started falling for Garland all over again."

Boston Globe

 

 “[An] exciting multi-media tribute … brings Judy Garland back to life, divinely singing her greatest songs. … This concert enables a whole new generation to enjoy and appreciate her tremendous stage charisma and live performance genius.”

BroadwayWorld.com

 

“Knock-out performances! An unusual and brilliantly conceived concert!”

“An opportunity to bask in her electrifying talent … this melding of technical expertise and performance gave Pops audiences an opportunity to see what Garland could do best—seduce an audience with her dynamic deliveries of many familiar songs.”

EDGE Boston

 

“Many of the audience attending this one-night-only event would not have been born then, but they were enthralled by the video footage of this iconic performer and confirmed the star’s own comment: ‘There is nothing old-fashioned about good music.’ … The fans loved it and for any would-be performer it was a masterclass in showmanship.”

Musical Theatre Review

 

March 1, 2019

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