• Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017

    The New York Pops Kicks Off Its 35th Season at Carnegie Hall With That's Entertainment: From Skitch to Steven, Featuring Guests Artists Matt Doyle and Ali Ewoldt on Friday, October 27

     

    Five Additional Programs to Follow, Including Women of Notes Tribute with Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe on November 17
    Image of Steven Reineke by Michael Tammaro
    Program Information
    Friday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    THE NEW YORK POPS

    Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor
    Matt Doyle, Guest Artist
    Ali Ewoldt, Guest Artist

    THAT'S ENTERTAINMENT: FROM SKITCH TO STEVEN

    Sponsored by Deloitte LLP
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    Friday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    THE NEW YORK POPS

    Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor
    Adam Kantor, Guest Artist
    Betsy Wolfe, Guest Artist

    WOMEN OF NOTES: IN DEDICATION TO FEMALE COMPOSERS AND LYRICISTS
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    Friday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m.
    Saturday, December 16 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    THE NEW YORK POPS

    Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor
    Megan Hilty, Guest Artist
    Essential Voices USA
    Judith Clurman, Music Director and Conductor

    THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR

    December 15 performance is sponsored by KPMG LLP
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    Friday, February 2 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    THE NEW YORK POPS

    Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor
    James Monroe Iglehart, Guest Artist
    Capathia Jenkins, Guest Artist

    HEART AND SOUL

    This performance is sponsored by Bank of America, Carnegie Hall's Proud Season Sponsor.
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    Friday, March 9 at 8:00 p.m.
    Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage
    THE NEW YORK POPS

    Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor

    THE BEST OF HOLLYWOOD: BLOCKBUSTER FILM SCORES

    Sponsored by KPMG LLP

    Bank of America is the Proud Season Sponsor of Carnegie Hall.
    The New York Pops and Music Director Steven Reineke kick off their 35th season at Carnegie Hall on Friday, October 27 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with a special anniversary program entitled That’s Entertainment: From Skitch to Steven. The concert, which commemorates the centennial of founder Skitch Henderson’s birth, features guest artists Matt Doyle (The Book of Mormon) and Ali Ewoldt (The King and I) performing the greatest hits of popular song, from Tin Pan Alley to today.

    On Friday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m., The New York Pops and Steven Reineke continue their season when they are joined by Adam Kantor (Fiddler on the Roof) and Betsy Wolfe (Waitress) for Women of Notes: In Dedication to Female Composers and Lyricists—a tribute concert celebrating the most renowned female composers and lyricists of the stage and screen.

    The New York Pops and Mr. Reineke return to Carnegie Hall in December for two annual holiday concerts. The Most Wonderful Time of the Year, on Friday, December 15 at 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, December 16 at 8:00 p.m., features guest vocalist Megan Hilty—a 2016 Tony Award nominee for her performance in Noises Off and star of the hit NBC television show Smash—performing a program of holiday classics with Essential Voices USA.

    In spring 2018, guest artists James Monroe Iglehart (Tony Award winner for Aladdin) and Capathia Jenkins (Newsies The Musical) are featured in Heart and Soul, an evening celebrating the history of R&B on Friday, February 2 at 8:00 p.m. The New York Pops and Mr. Reineke conclude their Carnegie Hall season on Friday, March 9 at 8:00 p.m. with The Best of Hollywood: Blockbuster Film Scores, a performance of iconic themes from some of the biggest box office successes of the silver screen.

    About the Artists
    Steven Reineke is the Music Director of The New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, Principal Pops Conductor of the National Symphony Orchestra at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, and Principal Pops Conductor of the Houston Symphony and Toronto Symphony Orchestra. He previously held the posts of Principal Pops Conductor of the Long Beach and Modesto Symphony Orchestras and Associate Conductor of the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra.

    Mr. Reineke is a frequent guest conductor with The Philadelphia Orchestra and has been on the podium with the Boston Pops, The Cleveland Orchestra and the Chicago Symphony Orchestra at Ravinia. His extensive North American conducting appearances include Seattle, Edmonton, and Pittsburgh.

    On stage, Mr. Reineke has created programs and collaborated with a range of leading artists from the worlds of hip hop, Broadway, television, and rock including: Common, Kendrick Lamar, Nas, Sutton Foster, Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson, Wayne Brady, Peter Frampton, and Ben Folds, amongst others. In 2017 he was featured on National Public Radio's "All Things Considered" leading the National Symphony Orchestra – in a first for the show's 45-year history – performing live music excerpts in between news segments.

    As the creator of more than one hundred orchestral arrangements for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra, Mr. Reineke’s work has been performed worldwide, and can be heard on numerous Cincinnati Pops Orchestra recordings on the Telarc label. His symphonic works Celebration Fanfare, Legend of Sleepy Hollow, and Casey at the Bat are performed frequently in North America. His numerous wind ensemble compositions are published by the C.L. Barnhouse Company and are performed by concert bands around the world.

    A native of Ohio, Mr. Reineke is a graduate of Miami University of Ohio, where he earned bachelor of music degrees with honors in both trumpet performance and music composition.

    The New York Pops is the largest independent pops orchestra in the United States, and the only professional symphonic orchestra in New York City specializing in popular music. Under the leadership of dynamic Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, The New York Pops continues to re-imagine orchestral pops music. The orchestra performs an annual subscription series and birthday gala at Carnegie Hall. The New York Pops is dedicated to lifelong learning and collaborates with public schools, community organizations, children’s hospitals, and senior centers throughout the five boroughs of New York City. PopsEd allows thousands of New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds to participate in fully customizable music programs that blend traditional education with pure fun.
    Ticket Information
    Tickets, priced at $42–$140, are available at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, 154 West 57th Street, or can be charged to major credit cards by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800 or by visiting the Carnegie Hall website, carnegiehall.org.

    For Carnegie Hall Corporation presentations taking place in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, a limited number of seats, priced at $10, will be available day-of-concert beginning at 11:00 a.m. Monday through Saturday and 12:00 noon on Sunday until one hour before the performance or until supply lasts. The exceptions are Carnegie Hall Family Concerts and gala events. These $10 tickets are available to the general public on a first-come, first-served basis at the Carnegie Hall Box Office only. There is a two-ticket limit per customer.

    In addition, for all Carnegie Hall presentations in Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage a limited number of partial view (seats with obstructed or limited sight lines or restricted leg room) will be sold for 50% of the full price. For more information on this and other discount ticket programs, including those for students, Notables members, and Bank of America customers, visit carnegiehall.org/discounts.
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