New Year's Eve

The New York Philharmonic

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Holidays at the Philharmonic

New Year's Eve: Celebrating Sondheim

Location

David Geffen Hall

Directions
Price Range

$110-299

Date & Times

31

Dec, 2019

Tuesday, 7:30 PM

Event Info

This concert is a Special Event of the 2019–20 season.

Living legend and multi-award winner Stephen Sondheim’s oeuvre takes center stage at the New York Philharmonic’s New Year’s Eve concert, featuring Tony Award winner Katrina Lenk (The Band’s Visit) — soon to star in Company — and music from Company, Into the Woods, Sunday in the Park with George, Sweeney Todd, and more. Ring in 2020 with the Philharmonic and the music of this American master!

This performance will be broadcast on Live From Lincoln Center on PBS. Check local listings.

 

Program To Include

Stephen Sondheim / Arr. D. Sebesky

Suite from Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

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Stephen Sondheim / Arr. D. Sebesky

Suite from Into the Woods

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Stephen Sondheim / Arr. D. Sebesky

Multitudes of Amys, from Company

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Stephen Sondheim / Arr. M. Starobin

Suite from Assassins

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Stephen Sondheim

Losing My Mind, from Follies

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Stephen Sondheim

Could I Leave You? from Follies

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Stephen Sondheim / Arr. D. Sebesky

Send in the Clowns, from A Little Night Music

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Stephen Sondheim / Arr. M. Starobin

Suite from Sunday in the Park with George

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Artists

Alexander Gemignani

Conductor

Alexander Gemignani

Conductor

Conductor

Alexander Gemignani’s Broadway credits include Valjean in Les Misérables (for which he received a Drama League nomination), The Beadle in Sweeney Todd (Drama Desk nomination), Hinckley in Assassins (Theatre World Award), Moishe in The People in the Picture, and Boatman/Dennis in Sunday in the Park with George. He has appeared Off-Broadway in Road Show at the Public Theater (Drama League nomination), Headstrong at Ensemble Studio Theatre, and Avenue Q at the Vineyard Theatre. Highlights of his regional appearances include The Three Sisters at Cincinnati Playhouse, The Boys From Syracuse at The Shakespeare Theatre of D.C., and the title character in the world premiere of the musical Saint-Ex at The Weston Playhouse.

Mr. Gemignani last appeared with the New York Philharmonic in 2010 for Sondheim! The Birthday Concert. He appeared in the Live From Lincoln Center broadcast of Sondheim’s Passion and the Great Performances broadcast of South Pacific at Carnegie Hall — both on PBS. He has also performed with the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall and the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, and he has made several appearances as performer and director in the Broadway by the Year series at New York’s Town Hall.

Alexander Gemignani has appeared on the television shows Homeland, The Good Wife, and Empire State as well as in the film The Producers. His solo show, All at Once, was premiered at the Kennedy Center as part of Barbara Cook’s Spotlight Series in 2011. As a composer, Mr. Gemignani is currently developing two new musicals, having recently written the score for an Off-Broadway play titled Cadence: Home. He is a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop and a graduate of the University of Michigan Musical Theatre Department.

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Katrina Lenk

Vocalist

Katrina Lenk

Vocalist

Katrina Lenk

Vocalist

Katrina Lenk is a triple-threat artist who segues seamlessly between stage and screen. She most recently starred as Dina in Broadway’s Tony Award–winning production of The Band’s Visit and earned a Tony Award, Grammy Award, Emmy Award, Lucille Lortel Award, Outer Critics Circle Nomination, Chita Rivera Award Nomination, Drama League Award Nomination, Theatre World Awards’ Dorothy Louden Award, and a Clarence Derwent Award for Breakout Female of the Year. Ms. Lenk also starred on Broadway in Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel’s Indecent (Outer Critics Circle Nomination). Her other Broadway credits include Once, Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark, and The Miracle Worker. Additional theater credits include iWitness (Mark Taper Forum), Lost Land (Steppenwolf), Caucasian Chalk Circle (South Coast Repertory), and Lovelace: A Rock Opera (Los Angeles / Edinburgh). 

To television audiences, Katrina Lenk is known for her pivotal roles on hit series, including a recent major series arc on The Village, The Good Fight, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, Elementary, The Get Down, The Blacklist, According to Jim, and Will and Grace. On the big screen, she appeared in Look Away, Evol: The Theory of Love, Elan Vital, Crime Fiction, Kiss Me in the Dark, and Space Daze. Ms. Lenk is the ringleader of the band / performance art piece Moxy Phinx.

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Lonny Price

Director

Lonny Price

Director

Lonny Price

Director

On Broadway, Lonny Price directed Glenn Close in Sunset Boulevard, Audra McDonald in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill and 110 in the ShadeDanny Glover in “Master Harold” ... and the Boys, Joan Rivers in Sally Marr and Her Escorts (which he co-wrote with Rivers and Erin Sanders), Jenn Colella in Urban Cowboy, and himself in A Class Act, for which he co-wrote the book with Linda Kline and was nominated for a Tony Award. West End credits include Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill, Carousel, Sunset Boulevard, and Sweeney Todd with Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel, all for English National Opera. Film and television credits include the New York Philharmonic’s Sweeney Todd (starring Thompson and Terfel) and Company (with Neil Patrick Harris, Stephen Colbert, Jon Cryer, and Patti LuPone). He also directed, both onstage and for the telecast, the Philharmonic’s Sondheim: The Birthday Concert! for which he received an Emmy. Other Philharmonic collaborations include the Live From Lincoln Center broadcasts of Camelot, starring Gabriel Byrne, and Candide, starring Kristin Chenoweth. Television productions he directed that received Emmy Awards include the Great Performances telecast of Sweeney Todd starring LuPone and George Hearn at the San Francisco Symphony (a follow-up to his New York Philharmonic production of the same show with the same cast) and Sondheim’s Passion starring LuPone, McDonald, and Michael Cerveris. Mr. Price also directed McDonald in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill for HBO and 2 Broke Girls, Desperate Housewives, and The Jack and Triumph Show. For his first feature, “Master Harold” ... and the Boys (starring Freddie Highmore and Ving Rhames) he received a Best Director Award from the New York International Independent Film and Video Festival. His documentary, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened, premiered at the New York Film Festival, was named one of The New York Times’ Top 10 Films of 2016.

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