The New York Pops Performs THE BEST OF HOLLYWOOD This March at Carnegie Hall

The New York Pops Performs THE BEST OF HOLLYWOOD This March at Carnegie HallThe New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, performs iconic themes from some of the biggest box office successes of the silver screen in The Best of Hollywood: Blockbuster Film Scores on Friday, March 9, 2018 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. The program explores music from the beginnings of Hollywood to today, featuring works by composers like Erich Korngold, Max Steiner, Henry Mancini, Ennio Morricone, John Barry, Elmer Bernstein, John Williams, Hans Zimmer, and more.

"Film music has always been one of my favorite things to listen to and conduct. We have a blast with John Williams, but I'm excited to share some of the other all-time film greats with my New York Pops family," said Music Director Steven Reineke. "I'm thrilled by the scope of these great Hollywood scores, from the classical heroes like Erich Korngold and Max Steiner, all the way up through Henry Mancini and Hans Zimmer. My goal with Hollywood concerts is to transport the audience back to the iconic scenes that the underscoring comes from - so get ready for a musical journey that could feature some James Bond, Pirates of the Caribbean, Gone with the Wind, Psycho, and Ben Hur."

The New York Pops' 2017-18 season also includes Heart and Soul on Friday, February 2 at 8:00 p.m. featuring James Monroe Iglehart and Capathia Jenkins, and the orchestra's 35th Birthday Gala on Monday, April 30 at 7:00 p.m. paying tribute to Alan Menken's contributions to stage and screen.

Concert Information

THE NEW YORK POPS
The Best of Hollywood: Blockbuster Film Scores
Friday, March 9, 2018 at 8:00 p.m.
Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall
Steven Reineke, Music Director and Conductor

Tickets, priced at $21-$140, are available for purchase at the Carnegie Hall Box Office, at 57th and Seventh, or can be charged to major credit cards by calling CarnegieCharge at (212) 247-7800 or by visiting the Carnegie Hall website at carnegiehall.org.


About the Artists
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 and a summer series at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY. 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.

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. 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. As the creator of more than one hundred orchestral arrangements for the Cincinnati Pops Orchestra and the composer of symphonic and wind ensemble compositions, Mr. Reineke's work has been performed worldwide.



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