Geek SOS Productions and Centennial Concert Hall are proud to present
A Rocky Mountain High Christmas
John Denver’s original arranger/conductor and Hollywood legend, Lee Holdridge conducts special guests the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra on December 8, 2022 7:30 pm. Joined by Canadian recording artists, Rick and Steve Worrall and special guest stars, soprano supreme Lara Ciekiewicz, rising star tenor, Nolan Kehler and the Winnipeg Youth Choir, in a wonderful kick off to the Christmas season.
A celebration of John Denver’s greatest hits along with Mr. Holdridge’s arrangements of John’s favourite Christmas songs. A production for all ages which is sure to take you down memory lane, put a smile on your face and get you into the spirit of Christmas! You’ll hear many of your favourites including, Rocky Mountain High, Take Me Home Country Roads and more. There are lots of surprises and fun!
To John Denver fans, Lee Holdridge is best known for his arrangements for John Denver’s songs, including Annie’s song, Country Roads, Calypso and Perhaps Love to name a few. Holdridge has also written, arranged and conducted for many major recording artists including Barbara Streisand, Stevie Wonder, Neil Diamond, John Denver, Dionne Warwick, Diana Ross, Natalie Cole, and many more.
One of Hollywood’s most honoured composers, Holdridge has lent his talents to countless feature films, television movies, mini-series, series and specials. He has been nominated 18 times for an Emmy Award, winning seven. He has also won an ASCAP Film and Television Music Award, received three Cable Ace Award Nominations, and Grammy Awards.