Performance Saturday, April 14, 2012 | 3:30 PM

Carnegie Hall Family Concert: The New York Pops

Jim Henson's Musical World

Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
The magic of the Muppets comes alive as The New York Pops pays a musical tribute to Jim Henson's great legacy through song and puppetry.

In collaboration with The Jim Henson Legacy

With special thanks to Disney, The Jim Henson Company, and Sesame Workshop.

MUPPET, MUPPETS, and the Muppet Characters are registered trademarks of Disney. All Rights Reserved. (c) 2012 Disney. Jim Henson's mark and logo are trademarks of The Jim Henson Company. (c) 2012 The Jim Henson Company. All Rights Reserved. Courtesy The Jim Henson Legacy, John E. Barrett, Photographer


  • The New York Pops
    Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor
  • John Tartaglia, Host
  • Essential Voices USA
    Judith Clurman, Music Director and Conductor

  • Craig Shemin, Writer
  • Daniel Seth, Associate Director

    Special Guest Appearances by:
    Pam Arciero
    Bill Barretta
    Alison Bartlett
    Leslie Carrara-Rudolph
    Kevin Clash
    Stephanie D'Abruzzo
    Rachel Dratch
    Dave Goelz
    Eric Jacobson
    Rollie Krewson
    Dr. Loretta Long
    Lara MacLean
    Sonia Manzano
    Bob McGrath
    Alan Muraoka
    Roscoe Orman
    Karen Prell
    David Rudman
    Nitya Vidyasagar
    Matt Vogel
    Paul Williams


  • FRED BARTON "Overture Medley"
    ·· The Muppet Show Theme (composed by Sam Pottle and Jim Henson)
    ·· Sesame Street Theme (composed by Joe Raposo)
    ·· Fraggle Rock Theme (composed by Philip Balsam and Dennis Lee)
  • RAPOSO "Sing" (arr. Chris Byars)
  • RAPOSO "Steppin' Out with a Star" (arr. Oded Lev-Ari)
  • PHILIP BALSAM/DENNIS LEE "Fraggle Rock Medley" (arr. Greg Anthony)
    ·· Follow Me
    ·· Pass it On
    ·· Wemblin' Fool
    ·· Let Me Be Your Song
    ·· Workin'
  • POTTLE/GEISS "Sing After Me" (arr. Greg Anthony)
  • RAPOSO "Sesame Street Theme" (arr. Joshua Green)
  • GREG ANTHONY "Sesame Street Medley"
    ·· People In Your Neighborhood (composed by Jeff Moss)
    ·· C is for Cookie (composed by Joe Raposo)
    ·· I Love Trash (composed by Jeff Moss)
    ·· Rubber Duckie (composed by Jeff Moss)
  • PAUL WILLIAMS "Emmet Otter's Jug-Band Christmas Medley" (arr. Chris Caswell)
  • LARRY GROSSMAN/HAL HACKADY "Just One Person" (arr. Steven Reineke)
  • FRED BARTON "Muppet Medley"
    ·· The Muppet Show Theme (composed by Sam Pottle and Jim Henson)
    ·· Mahna Mahna (composed by Piero Umiliani)
    ·· Movin' Right Along (composed by Kenny Ascher and Paul Williams)
    ·· Happy Feet (composed by Milton Ager and Jack Yellen)
    ·· Together Again (composed by Jeff Moss)
  • RAPOSO "It Ain't Easy Bein' Green" (arr. Steven Reineke)
  • PAUL WILLIAMS/KENNY ASCHER "The Rainbow Connection" (arr. Steven Reineke)
  • POTTLE/HENSON "The Muppet Show Theme" (arr. Fred Barton)

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Third Annual Notables
Family Party

The Carnegie Hall Notables host the Third Annual Notables Family Party. Guests will enjoy prime seating at the concert. Following the concert, guests will attend a family party in the Rohatyn Room featuring dinner, crafts, cookie-decorating, and other Muppet-themed activities for children.

All proceeds raised from the Third Annual Notables Family Party will directly support Carnegie Hall’s Weill Music Institute, which serves more than 300,000 children, students, teachers, parents, young music professionals, and adults each year.

Notables Family Party Committee
Brooke Shields, Honorary Chair

Caroline Rocco Dennis
Lyss Stern
Christin Barringer Rueger
Amy Tarr
Sarina Sassoon Sanandaji
Mary Wible Vertin

Benefit Event Details
Saturday, April 14, 2012
3:30 PM Concert | Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
4:30–6 PM Notables Family Party | Rohatyn Room

Family Package (4 tickets): $400 ($320 tax-deductible)
Adults: $125 ($105 tax-deductible)
Children (age 3 and up): $100 ($80 tax-deductible)
Children (2 and under): $25

Download Order Form
RSVP by Phone

Contact the Notables Office at 212-903-9734

If you would like to receive an invitation, please email your full name, address, and phone number to

Carnegie Hall Family Concerts are made possible, in part, by generous endowment gifts from Mr. and Mrs. Lester S. Morse Jr., and the Henry and Lucy Moses Fund.

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