NY Philharmonic's 2013-14 Season to Include Brian Stokes Mitchell's A BROADWAY CHRISTMAS, 12/20-21
The New York Philharmonic's 2013-14 season will include Tony Award-winning vocalist and Broadway star Brian Stokes Mitchell, making his NY Phil debut with A Broadway Christmas, a special holiday program conducted by Ted Sperling, December 20-21, 2013. The versatile singer will perform Broadway favorites and holiday repertoire.
Known for his award-winning stage roles, Mr. Stokes Mitchell has built a critically acclaimed concert career, making appearances with numerous orchestras including the San Francisco Symphony with music director Michael Tilson Thomas at Carnegie Hall, the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, and the National Symphony Orchestra, with whom he recently appeared in the premiere of David Del Tredici's Rip Van Winkle, under the baton of Leonard Slatkin. A Broadway Christmas joins the Philharmonic's annual Holiday Brass concert, performances of Messiah, and New Year's Eve concert to expand the Orchestra's holiday programming.