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For an emotional experience that resonates with you, latch on to some Barbara Cook tickets. Hear the legendary voice that has captivated the hearts of millions of people and have left audiences awe struck and spell bounded, and in the end, always wanting more.
Barbara Cook is an American singer and songwriter. After her initial struggle, she found success following an appearance in a Broadway musical titled “Candide” in the late 1950’s. She later went on to perform the ‘Music Man’ in 1957 and won a Tony Award for it, marking her ascent into stardom. This was followed by memorable performances in “She Loves Me” and “the King and I”, among many others. These performances stood out with the vitality and the wide range of her musical prowess which forced critics and audiences alike, to take notice of her exceptional talent and skill. Initially, a performer for the theater, she expanded into the field of cabaret singing after the seventies, and thereafter achieved success in that field as well. She has performed numerous times at the White House and has had American Presidents as her audience including Jimmy Carter, George Bush, Ronald Reagan and Bill Clinton.
What sets Barbara Cook apart from her peers is the texture and quality of her voice, punctuated with a timbre that resonates with clarity and stands out from the orchestra. Not only is the range of singing diverse, but her singing is characterized and enhanced by emotions that elevate the experience and takes it to a different level. Touted as one of the most experienced and skilled interpreters of both theatrical and non theatrical songs, her voice, now darker with age, only adds to the richness of the songs and continues to receive accolades and awards. Recently, in 2011, she was honored at the Kennedy Center Honors, reflecting that she continues to enjoy success and fame.
Once Barbara Cook found success with the song “Glitter and Be Gay”, there was no turning back for her. Although the play Candide itself wasn’t a success, but the song was an instant hit and paved the path for her becoming into a singing sensation. Whether it’s domestic recognition or international fame, Barbara Cook has seen it all. This can be seen from the wide range of performances, from small gatherings at the New York café, to a concert in the Albert Hall with a large audience, Cook has wooed them all. It is due to her ability to both sing and act that suffuses the song with emotions that render the audience speechless and entranced. This fact is further validated by the numerous awards she has received till date: from a Tony award to a Grammy to her inclusion in the Hall of Fame for the Theatre. From just an exceptional singer, Cook had built a reputation as an exceptional entertainer, as she offered an experience that transcended space and time.
And this trend of excellence continues to this date, as subsequent to an absence of 23 years, the work of Barbara Cook has been rewarded again by another Tony nomination. Her prevalent demand can be seen from the fact that on her 80th birthday, she performed to sold out theatres. She also has the honor of being the first female singer of the popular genre that performed at the MET, breaking a tradition as old as 123 years.
Her concerts have also been applauded and recognized by popular publications like the USA Today who have termed her 2004 production as being one of the top ten productions that the theatre has produced in recent times. Not only has her technique been lauded, but also the emotional interpretations that leave the listener amazed and satisfied.
She also recorded eight diverse albums; from songs that featured the poetry of Parker to Ben Bagley songs. She also ventured into lending her voice to animations, like Thumbelina, a movie by the Warner Brothers. Her voice, now richer and darker, takes the listener on a journey to the depths of music itself. It resonates with purity unmatched by any other pop singer that has given so much to not only theatre but also to cabaret. Her performances resound with emotions that will be sure to captivate you and pave the way for an experience. So don’t miss the chance to purchase your Barbara Cook tickets today.