This is a unique pop rendition ( 2011 ) of the award winning song "Hallelujah", featuring piano solo with electronic and acoustic instrumental by Marrina. The song was written and performed by Leonard Cohen.
Award-winning concert pianist and recording artist Marrina's styles of music are ranging from pop, dance, to R&B, hip-hop, rock, jazz, cover songs, piano solo and classical. Among her versions are original variations to contemporary chart-topping songs, retro songs, music from musicals and theme songs from oscars' award winning movies, trailers and television shows.
Some of Marrina's renditions are featuring a unique original classical twist - presented in contemporary genres (pop, hip-hop, R&B, rock, alternative, etc.). It has been described as "immortalizing" contemporary music. Some were used by Choreographers for unique dance choreography.
Her original music and performances were featured in films, television, live concerts and theater. Her music videos and piano solo performances have generated over 10.7 million internet views.
After her performance in the Super Bowl Halftime Show Marrina appeared in the film "Face/Off" with John Travolta and Nicolas Cage (produced by Michael Douglas , Barrie osborne , Directed by John Woo); The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, The Today Show, Jimmy Kimmel Live, Entertainment Tonight, Extra, ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, CNN, PBS, KCET, The Arts Channel and others. She conducted and performed in front of presidents (including President Bill Clinton and Vice-President Al Gore) and royalty, at Olympic games events, Grammy 's fest. She performed in front of, or along with artists and personalities such as Sting , Natalie Cole, Jessica Simpson, John Travolta, Tom Hanks, Tom Cruise, Robert DeNiro, Steven Spielberg, Martin Scorsese, Warren Beatty, Robert Downey Jr., Whoopi Goldberg, Barbra Streisand, Celine Dion, Rob Reiner, Josh Groban, Mark Burnett, Mel Gibson, Billy Ray Cyrus , Will Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Ashton Kutcher.
Hallelujah topped the Billboard charts and appeared in the list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. It was performed in the Opening Ceremonies of the 2010 Winter Olympic Games and Juno Awards. It was featured on American Idol, The X Factor, America's Got Talent, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and by Edmonton Symphony Orchestra.
Other cover versions include Bono, Bob Dylan, Justin Timberlake, Bon Jovi, Alexandra Burke, Wiliie Nelson, K.D. Lang, Neil Diamond, John Cale, Jeff Buckley, Il Divo, Canadian Tenors, Annie Lennox, Brandi and others. The song was featured in the soundtrack of the movie Shrek (produced by Steven Spielberg, Jeffrey Katzenberg; with Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz ).
Marrina's renditions include original songs, as well as cover songs of artists such as Eminem, Rihanna, Usher, Lady Gaga, Kanye West, Ne-Yo, Black Eyed Peas, Justin Timberlake, Linkin Park, Michael Jackson, Lil Wayne, Maroon 5, Pitbull, Ludacris, Mary J. Blige, Flo-Rida, Kesha, Jay Sean, Madonna, Mariah Carey, OneRepublic, Gwen Stefani, Alicia Keys, Keri Hilson, Britney Spears, Fergie, Timbaland, The Beatles, Celine Dion, Barbra Streisand, Frank Sinatra and others.