Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal for NY Pops with Steven Reineke & Montego Glover
On November 1, 2013, The New York Pops continues its 31st season in a return to the days when big bands ruled the dance floor with Tony Award nominee Montego Glover and Dave Bennett, clarinet, guest artists, joining the orchestra in an all-swing program, featuring a tribute to the 75th anniversary of Benny Goodman's legendary live recording at Carnegie Hall. Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke just held an open rehearsal in his NYC apartment and you can check out photos from the special event below!
Award-winning actress Montego Glover last starred on Broadway as Felicia Farrell in the Broadway hit
musical, Memphis (Tony Award, Best Musical 2010), for which she received a Tony Award Nomination for
Lead Actress in a Musical as well as a Drama League Nomination. She won both the Outer Critics Circle
Award and the Drama Desk Award for her performance. Ms. Glover made her Broadway debut in the roles of
Celie and Nettie in The Color Purple. www.MontegoGlover.com
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. Pops Education allows thousands
of New Yorkers of all ages and backgrounds to participate in fully customizable music programs that blend
traditional education with pure fun.
Photo Credit: Stephen Sorokoff
Cooper & Steven Reineke
Anthony DeAngelis, rehearsal pianist
The Maestro's Computer
Cooper & Eric Gabbard