Nathan Lane to Host Tribute to Stephen Sondheim with New York Philharmonic

 

Great news for music and theater (and musical theater) fans in New York: Tony-winner Nathan Lane is set to host Symphonic Sondheim, the New York Philharmonic’s performance of symphonic suites by Award–winning composer Stephen Sondheim on January 29, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. Popular Sondheim music director Paul Gemignani will conduct the Orchestra in a program that includes a newly commissioned arrangement from Sunday in the Park with George and orchestral selections from The Enclave, Pacific Overtures, Stavisky, Into the Woods, and Sweeney Todd.

The New York Philharmonic has presented Stephen Sondheim’s works 68 times, including the critically acclaimed, semi-staged production of Company in April 2011 conducted by Paul Gemignani and featuring Stephen Colbert, Neil Patrick Harris, Christina Hendricks, and Patti LuPone, among others.

Tickets for the event can be purchased online at nyphil.org or by calling 212-875-5656, 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Saturday, and noon to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets may also be purchased at the Avery Fisher Hall Box Office at Lincoln Center, Broadway at 65th Street. 

 

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