Pink Martini featuring China Forbes

The world’s biggest little orchestra


Saturday, May 13, 2023

7:30pm // Atwood Concert Hall

If the United Nations had a house band in 1962, Pink Martini would be that band. In the words of bandleader/pianist Thomas Lauderdale, “Pink Martini is a rollicking, around-the-world musical adventure.” With sounds and influences spanning countries, cultures, and time itself, categorizing Pink Martini is almost impossible. One moment you’ll feel like you’re in the middle of a samba parade in Rio, and the next, you’re in a 1930s French music hall or a palazzo in Napoli. Since becoming an overnight sensation with the ennui-infused single “Sympathique” over 20 years ago, they’ve intoxicated audiences with songs in 25 languages on six continents, including three sold-out trips to Anchorage. Now they’re back for another round with pitch-perfect lead singer China Forbes. Whet your appetite for wanderlust with Pink Martini – and drink in every note.

TYPE OF EVENING:
International music night
Date night in Paris… in Anchorage
Utterly cosmopolitan and unpretentious outing

WHAT TO EXPECT:
Time-traveling, genre-spanning musical trip around the world in 25 languages
An enchanting flight of soundscapes that bridges the high-brow/pop culture divide
A dozen Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame musicians who know how to start a party

COME WITH:
Bags packed for adventure
Ready to say “bon voyage” to your worries
Globetrotters, grade-schoolers, and great-grandmothers

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