Carnegie Hall Presents

The Originals

Electrifying performers and exceptional variety—this series is truly one of a kind. An evening with the inestimable Audra McDonald, a tribute to Motown with American Idol music director Ray Chew, and the Boston Pops with the Time for Three trio are all part of this series.

Series Events

Saturday, October 22, 2011 | 8 PM
Audra McDonald
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Audra McDonald, Vocalist
  • Ted Sperling, Conductor
"Wonderful You"
Audra McDonald
Nonesuch
Thursday, February 9, 2012 | 8 PM
A Tribute to the Music of Motown
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Boyz II Men
  • Dionne Warwick
  • Paul Shaffer
  • Martha Reeves
  • BeBe Winans
  • Melba Moore
  • Kindred the Family Soul
  • with very special surprise guests
  • Soledad O'Brien, Host
  • Ray Chew, Musical Director
Thursday, March 8, 2012 | 8 PM
Boston Pops
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage

Performers

  • Boston Pops
    Keith Lockhart, Conductor
  • Time for Three
    ·· Zachary De Pue, Violin
    ·· Nicolas Kendall, Violin
    ·· Ranaan Meyer, Double Bass
  • Thomas Martin, Clarinet

Program

  • BERNSTEIN Overture from Candide
  • COPLAND "Hoe-Down" from Rodeo
  • CHRIS BRUBECK Travels in Time for Three (NY Premiere)
  • WARREN/DUBIN 42nd Street (arr. Don Sebesky)

  • A Tribute to Benny Goodman
  • FANNY BALDRIDGE/JOSEPH BONINE/GREGORY STONE Let's Dance
  • GOODMAN Don't Be That Way (arr. Billy May)
  • AL JOLSON/BUDDY DESYLVA/VINCENT ROSE Avalon
  • COPLAND Excerpt from Clarinet Concerto
  • POWELL Clarinade (arr. Don Sebesky)
  • LOUIS PRIMA Sing, Sing, Sing (arr. Dick Hyman)
  • MERCURY Bohemian Rhapsody
  • ARR. DON SEBESKY You Must Remeber This: A Cinematic Sing-Along
    ·· As Time Goes By
    ·· Raindrops Keep Falling on My Head
    ·· Moon River
    ·· The Way We Were
    ·· Que Sera, Sera
    ·· Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah
    ·· Over the Rainbow

  • Encores:
  • BRAHMS Hungarian Dance No. 5 in G Minor (arr. Time for Three)
  • SOUSA "Stars and Stripes Forever"
Bernstein On the Town, "Times Square"
Boston Pops; Keith Lockhart, Conductor
RCA

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