Photo Coverage: Frankie Moreno Opens The New York Pops Season With 'Roll Over Beethoven: A Different Kind of Orchestra'
The New York Pops, led by dynamic Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, opened its 2018-2019 Carnegie Hall season this Friday, October 19 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage, with a program entitled Roll Over Beethoven: A Different Kind of Orchestra.
The concert-which honored rock giants including Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee Lewis, Elvis Presley, The Beatles, and others-featured three-time "Las Vegas Headliner of the Year" winner Frankie Moreno who is joined by vocalists, dancers, and a rocking band for this performance. Mr. Moreno last appeared at Carnegie Hall with The New York Pops and Mr. Reineke in 2015, performing the music of Frank Sinatra.
BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out the photos below!
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. Led by Music Director Steven Reineke, the orchestra performs an annual subscription series at Carnegie Hall, enjoying one of their highest subscription renewal rates. The New York Pops' annual birthday gala is celebrated each spring, raising funds for the orchestra and its education programs. The New York Pops performs an annual series at its summer home, Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, NY, reaching audiences of more than 10,000. Now in its 36th season and Steven Reineke's 10th as Music Director, The New York Pops celebrates the diversity of popular music's evolving songbook. Every concert is a unique experience, with influences ranging from Broadway melodies to film scores, jazz, rock, pop and everything in between. Under Reineke's dynamic leadership, The New York Pops continues to re-imagine orchestral pops music.
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.
The New York Pops is committed to creating access for all members of the community. Thousands of children and their parents have the opportunity to see the orchestra during interactive and educational family concerts in partnership with Carnegie Hall's Weill Music Institute.
The New York Pops is a non-profit organization supported solely through the generosity of individual donations, institutional grants, corporate sponsorships and concert income.
Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy
Clive Gillinson (Executive and Artistic Director)
Ashley Kellough, Markevius Faulkner and Crystal Robinson
James D'Arrigo, Pete Bresciani and Fabricio Bezerra
Ashley Kellough, Frankie Moreno and Crystal Robinson
James D'Arrigo, Pete Bresciani, Fabricio Bezerra, Ashley Kellough, Markevius Faulkner and Crystal Robinson
Frankie Moreno and STeven Reineke with the band, singers and dancers that include-Alec Zeilon, Tony Moreno, Mike Zerbe, Fabricio Bezerra, James D'Arrigo, Pete Bresciani, Crystal Robinson, Ashley Kellough, Markevius Faulkner, Lacey Schwimmer and Serge Onik