THE SOUND OF MUSIC - Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | Carnegie Hall
Carnegie Hall, in association with Rodgers & Hammerstein: An Imagem Company, presents

Performance Tuesday, April 24, 2012 | 8 PM


Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
Join us for a special one-night-only performance of the classic Broadway musical and worldwide phenomenon that continues to warm our hearts, decades after its debut in 1959. Follow the von Trapp family through the Alps with Rodgers & Hammerstein's timeless score that includes “Edelweiss” and “Do-Re-Mi.” The Sound of Music is sure to be a magical evening of enchanting, memorable music at Carnegie Hall.


  • Starring:
    Laura Osnes (Maria Rainer)
  • Tony Goldwyn (Captain Georg von Trapp)
  • Brooke Shields (Elsa Schraeder)
  • Patrick Page (Max Detweiler)
  • Stephanie Blythe (The Mother Abbess)
  • Cotter Smith (Herr Zeller)
  • Mary Michael Patterson (Liesl von Trapp)
    Nick Spangler (Rolf Gruber)
  • Jake Montagnino* (Friedrich von Trapp)
  • Olivia Knutsen* (Louisa von Trapp)
    Jacob Sutton* (Kurt von Trapp)
    Grace Luckett* (Brigitta von Trapp)
    Natalie Hawkins* (Marta von Trapp)
    Charlotte Knutsen* (Gretl von Trapp)
    *Members of the Brooklyn Youth Chorus | Dianne Berkun, Director
  • Joy Hermalyn (Sister Berthe, Mistress of Novices)
    Linda Mugleston (Sister Margaretta, Mistress of Postulants)
    Faith Sherman (Sister Sophia)
    Reed Birney (Admiral von Schreiber)
    Joel Hatch (Franz, The Butler)
    Veanne Cox (Frau Schmidt, The Housekeeper)
    Daniel Truhitte (Baron Elberfeld)
    Daniela DiGiallonardo (Baroness Elberfeld)
    Nicholas Hammond, Kym Karath, Heather Menzies (Trio of the Saengerbund of Herwegen)
  • Christine DiGiallonardo, Nadia DiGiallonardo, Patty Goble, Amy Justman, Kevin Munhall, and the Women of the Mansfield University Concert Choir, Peggy Dettwiler, Director (Neighbors of Captain von Trapp, Nuns, Novices, Postulants, Contestants in the Festival Concert)

  • With:
    Orchestra of St. Luke's
    Women of the Mansfield University Concert Choir
    Rob Fisher, Musical Director and Conductor
    Gary Griffin, Director
    Joshua Bergasse, Choreographer

  • Wendall K. Harrington, Video and Projections Designer
  • Alan Adelman, Lighting Consultant
  • Nevin Steinberg, Sound Designer
  • Paul Tazewell, Costume Consultant
  • John Lee Beatty, Stage Consultant
  • Casting by Tara Rubin and Stephanie Yankwitt


    Suggested by "The Trapp Family Singers" by Maria Augusta Trapp
    Orchestrations by Robert Russell Bennett
    Choral, Dance, and Incidental Music Arranged by Trude Rittmann
    Concert Adaptation by David Ives


Gala Details

VIP Dinner and Prime Concert Seating

For gala tickets, please call the Special Events office at 212-903-9679.   

Tickets begin at $1,500.

Gala guests enjoy a pre-concert seated dinner as well as prime concert seating at this one-night-only concert production.

Musical Theater Gala benefit tickets directly support Carnegie Hall’s artistic and education programs.


Honorary Chairs

His Excellency Ernst-Peter Brezovszky
Consul General of the Republic of Austria
Anna E. Crouse
Mary Rodgers Guettel
Alice Hammerstein Mathias
Johannes von Trapp

Corporate Chair

Stephen R. Howe, Jr.
Americas Managing Partner
Ernst & Young


Susan and Ed Forst
Lester and Dinny Morse, Jr.
Nelle Nugent and Jolyon Stern


6 PM  
Pre-Concert Dinner
Remi Restaurant, 145 West 53rd Street
8 PM  
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage


*Business attire

Premium Tickets

Premium tickets (non-gala, concert only, does not include VIP dinner) are on sale now. Tickets begin at $55 and can be purchased through CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, by going to, or by visiting the Box Office at 57th and Seventh Avenue. A portion of all tickets is a tax deductible contribution.

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Ernst & Young LLP is the corporate sponsor of The Sound of Music gala evening.
Major funding for this concert is provided by The Alice Tully Foundation.
Additional support is provided by The Blanche and Irving Laurie Foundation.
This performance is part of Non-Subscription Events.