Showing posts with label NEW YORK POPS. Show all posts
Showing posts with label NEW YORK POPS. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

THE NEW YORK POPS 32ND BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION GALA

Rachel York



Kate Burton And Victor Garber



Kate Burton, Rachel York and Victor Garber were photographed at The New York Pops 32nd Birthday Gala at The Mandarin Oriental in New York City the other night.



Thursday, January 16, 2014

NEW YORK POPS ON BROADWAY @ CARNEGIE HALL

Andrew Rannells



On March 21, 2014, The New York Pops continues its 31st season at Carnegie Hall with On Broadway, an evening celebrating some of Broadway’s most unforgettable hits from the past and present, featuring Tony Award nominees Stephanie J. Block and Andrew Rannells. Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley were previously slated to perform but are unable to appear due to scheduling conflicts.



Steven Reineke says, "I'm excited to welcome Stephanie and Andrew back on stage at Carnegie Hall with The New York Pops. We're going to celebrate their wonderful talents in a program featuring some of Broadway's most beloved selections." The dynamic program will feature selections from West Side Story, Carousel, Ragtime, The Book of Mormon, Wicked, and more.



The New York Pops’ 2013-2014 season continues with Lights, Camera, Action: A Night In Hollywood, highlighting some of film’s most iconic scores, on April 4, 2014, 8:00 PM at Carnegie Hall. The season culminates with the 31st Birthday Gala, honoring composer, lyricist, and arranger Marc Shaiman; director, lyricist, and writer Scott Wittman; and real estate leader Paul J. Massey, Jr., Massey Knakal Realty Services, on April 28, 2014 at 7:00 PM at Carnegie Hall.



ABOUT THE ARTISTS


Stephanie J. Block
Stephanie J. Block has established herself as one of the most relevant and versatile voices in contemporary musical theatre. She most recently starred as Sheryl Hoover in the Off-Broadway production of Little Miss Sunshine written by James Lapine and William Finn. She received both a Drama Desk and Tony Award nomination for her portrayal of Alice Nutting/Edwin Drood in The Mystery of Edwin Drood. Other Broadway credits include Anything Goes and 9 to 5: The Musical, for which she earned a Drama Desk nomination. She created the roles of Grace O'Malley in The Pirate Queen and Liza Minnelli in The Boy From Oz (opposite Hugh Jackman). Ms. Block is best known for her portrayal of Elphaba in the Broadway company of Wicked. She also originated the role in the first national tour, for which she won numerous awards, including the prestigious Helen Hayes Award. Ms. Block has sung with numerous orchestras including The New York Pops, Boston Pops, National Symphony Orchestra (under the baton of Marvin Hamlisch), Dallas Symphony Orchestra, Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Utah Symphony, Columbus Symphony, Charlotte Symphony Orchestra and the Cleveland Pops, among many others.



Andrew Rannells is best known for his breakout role as Elder Price in Broadway’s smash hit musical The Book of Mormon, which was created by Trey Parker and Matt Stone of “South Park” fame along with Robert Lopez of Avenue Q. The Book of Mormon received 9 Tony Awards including Best Musical, and on the 2011 Tony Awards telecast Rannells brought down the house with his performance of “I Believe.” For his work in The Book of Mormon Rannells received Tony, Drama Desk and Drama League award nominations. He also won a Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album for the cast recording of The Book of Mormon. He can currently be seen in third season of HBO’s Golden Globe-winning comedy series “Girls,” from producers Lena Dunham and Judd Apatow. Last year Rannells starred as Bryan Collins in Ryan Murphy's groundbreaking series “The New Normal” for NBC. Rannells is a native of Omaha, Nebraska.


Saturday, March 09, 2013

THE NEW YORK POPS TO MARK 30TH BIRTHDAY

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THE NEW YORK POPS
AND MUSIC DIRECTOR STEVEN REINEKE
HONOR
FRANK LOESSER, JULE STYNE AND DANNY KAYE
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Laura Osnes



On Monday, April 29, The New York Pops marks its 30th birthday with a grand gala evening honoring the musical talents of songwriters Frank Loesser and Jule Styne, and the centennial of legendary entertainer Danny Kaye. Paula Zahn, host of NYC ARTS on PBS, will host the evening.Paula Zahn will host.



The event begins at 7:00 PM with a concert at Carnegie Hall featuring a spectacular lineup of guest artists under the baton of Music Director Steven Reineke. Performers include Laura Benanti, Rob McClure, Donna Murphy, James Naughton, Kelli O’Hara, Laura Osnes and Anthony Warlow. More performers to be announced. The New York Pops will also be joined by the Ronald McDonald House® Rockin’ the House Band and Chorus, Camp Broadway Kids and The New York Pops Salute to Music Students. Following the concert, a black tie dinner and dance will be held at the luxurious Plaza Hotel. 




 

Thursday, January 31, 2013

NEW YORK POPS ANNOUNCES THE 2013 SEASON

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CARNEGIE HALL
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Chris Botti



On October 4, 2013, The New York Pops orchestra – famous for presenting popular programs with a symphony orchestra of the highest quality – will launch its 31st season, a Carnegie Hall series celebrating the stylistic diversity of some of popular music’s greatest icons. Music Director Steven Reineke – described by The New York Times as a “polished, welcoming host” who is “young and vigorous, with a playful attitude” – will lead the orchestra in a highly anticipated concert season including a night of jazz standards revitalized by international trumpet sensation Chris Botti; a tribute to big band legend Benny Goodman with Montego Glover and clarinetist Dave Bennett; a jolly holiday concert with stage star Ashley Brown; an intimate evening with Broadway’s Golden Couple, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley; and a season closer featuring the orchestra and some of the most beloved music written for the silver screen.



Monday, November 05, 2012

NEW YORK POPS WELCOMES PINK MARTINI

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NEW YORK POPS AT CARNEGIE HALL
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Pink Martini: Joy to the World





On December 14 and 15, 2012 at 8:00pm, The New York Pops will present an evening full of holiday cheer at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage with Pink Martini: Joy to the World. Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke – described by The New York Times as a “polished, welcoming host” who is “young and vigorous, with a playful attitude” – will lead the orchestra in a seasonal celebration featuring guest artists Pink Martini as they perform festive favorites from their album Joy to World.



The concert program will feature favorite holiday tunes like “The Little Drummer Boy,” “Ocho Kandelikas,” “Do You Hear What I Hear,” and “We Three Kings.” The performance will also include musical highlights from famed composers Maurice Ravel, Rodgers and Hammerstein, and Irving Berlin.


Photo Courtesy Of: New York Pops

Wednesday, October 03, 2012

STEVEN REINEKE WILL LEAD NEW YORK POPS

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THE NEW YORK POPS
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The New York Pops




On November 9, 2012, The New York Pops orchestra will be the star of the performance at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage. Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke – described by The New York Times as a “polished, welcoming host” who is “young and vigorous, with a playful attitude” – will lead the orchestra in a highly-anticipated performance featuring a program of popular and familiar classical repertoire.



The concert program features music from some of the world’s most beloved composers, including Respighi’s “The Pines of the Appian Way” from The Pines of Rome, Maurice Ravel’s “Bolero”, Claude Debussy‘s “Claire de Lune”, and Tchaikovsky’s “Festival Overture in E-flat major, Op. 49” from The Year 1812. The concert will feature soloists from the orchestra, including concertmaster Cenovia Cummins and principal cellist David Heiss.



Tuesday, August 28, 2012

THE NEW YORK POPS LAUNCHES 30TH SEASON

Steven Reineke




On October 12, 2012, The New York Pops orchestra will launch its 30th Season at Carnegie Hall with Some Enchanted Evening: The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein. Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke – described by The New York Times as a “polished, welcoming host” who is “young and vigorous, with a playful attitude” – will lead the orchestra in a highly-anticipated opening with Broadway favorites by beloved duo Rodgers and Hammerstein. The performance features guest artists Aaron Lazar, Kelli O’Hara and Paulo Szot, along with Judith Clurman’s Essential Voices USA and New York Theatre Ballet. The program includes classics from Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I and The Sound of Music at Carnegie Hall’s Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage.


 Photo Courtesy Of: New York Pops