AndrewDahlke

Judy Collins

Mar
14
Sat
2015
Judy Collins
Greeley Philharmonic Orchestra
7:30 PM
Union Colony Civic Center
Greeley, Colorado

Judy Collins Live Together with the GPO

Saturday, March 14, 2015 – 7:30pm
Union Colony Civic Center
Monfort Concert Hall

Judy Collins, Vocalist
Glen Cortese, Conductor

Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs, and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. Five decades later, her luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in the glow of her iconic 50-album body of work, and heed inspiration from her spiritual discipline to thrive in the music industry for half a century. The award-winning singer-songwriter is esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions. Her stunning rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Both Sides Now” from her landmark 1967 album Wildflowers has been entered into the Grammy Hall of Fame. Judy’s dreamy and sweetly intimate version of “Send In the Clowns,” a ballad written by Stephen Sondheim for the Broadway musical A Little Night Music, won “Song of the Year” at the 1975 Grammy Awards. She’s garnered several top-ten hits and gold and platinum selling albums. Recently, contemporary and classic artists such as Rufus Wainwright, Shawn Colvin, Arlo Gutherie, Joan Baez, and Leonard Cohen honored her legacy with the album Born to Breed: A Tribute to Judy Collins.