Grammy and Tony Award-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles and Fred Ebb Award-winning composer-lyricist Shaina Taub will make special appearances with The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, on Friday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in the orchestra’s concert entitled Women of Notes: In Dedication to Female Composers and Lyricists.
They join previously announced guest artists Adam Kantor (The Band’s Visit) and Betsy Wolfe (Waitress). Throughout the evening, The New York Pops will pay tribute to renowned female composers and lyricists, including Carole King, Tracy Chapman, Dolly Parton, Betty Comden, Mary Rodgers, Jeanine Tesori, and others.
The New York Pops’ 2017-18 season additionally includes: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 at 8:00 p.m. with Megan Hilty; Heart and Soul featuring James Monroe Iglehart and Capathia Jenkins on Friday, February 2 at 8:00 p.m.; and The Best of Hollywood: Blockbuster Film Scores on Friday, March 9 at 8:00 p.m. The New York Pops also pays tribute to legendary composer Alan Menken’s beloved hits from stage and screen at its 35th Birthday Gala on Monday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m.
THE NEW YORK POPS
Women of Notes: In Dedication to Female Composers and Lyricists
Friday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m.
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor
Adam Kantor, Guest Artist
Betsy Wolfe, Guest Artist
With Special Guests Sara Bareilles and Shaina Taub