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Pink Martini, China Forbes, EDNA Vazquez at Mahaffey Theater

Posted by Bandsintown on August 31, 2022


Mahaffey Theater
400 1st Street South
St. Petersburg, FL


Fri, February 10, 2023
8:00 pm

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Drawing inspiration from music found all over the world - crossing genres of classical, jazz and old-fashioned pop - Thomas Lauderdale founded the "little orchestra" Pink Martini in 1994. One year later, Lauderdale called China Forbes, a Harvard classmate who was living in New York City, and asked her to join Pink Martini. The pair began to write songs together. Their first song "Sympathique (Je ne veux pas travailler)" became an overnight sensation in France and was nominated for "Song of the Year" at France's Victoires de la Musique Awards. Featuring a dozen musicians, with songs in 25 languages, Pink Martini performs its multilingual repertoire on concert stages and with symphony orchestras throughout Europe, Asia, Greece, Turkey, the Middle East, Northern Africa, Australia, New Zealand, South America and North America...

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