On Monday, May 1, at 7:00 PM, The New York Pops will celebrate its 34th birthday with a grand gala evening honoring Karen van Bergen, the CEO of Omnicom Public Relations Group, and Tony Award winners Kelli O’Hara and Bartlett Sher.
The concert at Carnegie Hall, will feature a spectacular lineup of guest artists under the baton of Music Director Steven Reineke. Broadway stars Matthew Broderick, Danny Burstein, Brian d’Arcy James, Adam Kantor, Ruthie Ann Miles, Laura Osnes, Steven Pasquale, Chris Sullivan, and Paulo Szot, as well as compositions by Jason Robert Brown and Nico Muhly will be featured.
Twenty students from the orchestra’s Kids on Stage program will perform alongside The New York Pops at the gala concert. These students include Luke Actie, Lucinda Bryce, Eve Budd, Christian Chanderdatt, Lukas Chin, Julianne Chin-Drachman, Anthony Flanders, Miles Hilger LeDonne von Unwerth, Macy Jiang, Sophia Kschwendt, Catherine Li, John Liu, Olivia McCallum, Stella Oh, Nicholas O’Sullivan, Zoe Shack, Mela Sherman, Allison Shih, Aminah Sterling, and Mondriana Villegas.
Following the concert, a black tie dinner dance will be held at the elegant Mandarin Oriental New York.
Tickets to the concert-only range from $68 to $160 and can be purchased at 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.
Tickets to the full gala evening range from $1,350 (concert and dinner seating for one) to $50,000 (premier concert seating and dinner table for eight). For more information about the black-tie dinner and dance at the Mandarin Oriental New York, call 212-765-7677 or visit www.newyorkpops.org.