Dionne Warwick Featuring VSO String Ensemble
Friday, November 24, 2023
- 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
- Paramount Theatre, Rutland , VT, 05701
A special performance with Dionne Warwick featuring Vermont Symphony Orchestra String Ensemble.
Dionne Warwick is a five-time Grammy Award-winning music legend who has earned more than 75 charted hit songs and sold over 100 million records. She recorded 18 consecutive Top 100 singles (“Don’t Make Me Over,” Walk on By,” “Say a Little Prayer,” “A House is Not a Home,” “Alfie,” “Heartbreaker,” “Déjà Vu,” among countless others). She received her first Grammy in 1968 for “Do You Know the Way to San Jose?” Ms. Warwick became the first African-American solo female artist of her generation to win the prestigious award for Best Contemporary Female Vocalist Performance.
In 1985, she participated in the recording of “That’s What Friends Are For,” which became a number-one hit worldwide and raised awareness and major funds for AIDS research, which she continues to support, among other causes such as The Starlight Foundation, children’s hospitals, world hunger, disaster relief, and music education for which she has been honored and has raised millions of dollars. Ms. Warwick also participated in the all-star charity single, “We Are the World” and performed at “Live Aid.”
Ms. Warwick was also inducted into The Grammy Museum where a special 50th Anniversary career exhibit was unveiled and is a 2019 Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. Ms. Warwick released a star-studded duets album entitled, Feels So Good, featuring collaborations with some of today’s greatest artists. Recently, Warwick was the recipient of the coveted and prestigious 2017 Marian Anderson Award for her career accomplishments and philanthropy.
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30 Center St.
Rutland , VT
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