The 7:30 PM evening will feature tunes from the American Pop Songbook. Concertgoers can expect to hear songs penned by Stevie Wonder, John Mayer, Rufus Wainwright, Adam Guettel, Ricky Ian Gordon and Michael John LaChiusa. A four-time Tony Award winner for her work in A Raisin in the Sun, Master Class, Carousel and Ragtime, Audra McDonald was also seen on Broadway in Henry IV. The singer-actress made her solo Carnegie Hall concert debut in an evening of songs scored for big bands, performing several tunes from her Nonesuch CD "Happy Songs." McDonald's other solo recordings, "Way Back to Paradise" and "How Glory Goes," are also on the Nonesuch label. The acclaimed actress also co-starred in the NBC series "Mister Sterling.”
The Walt Disney Concert Hall is located at 111 S. Grand Avenue in Los Angeles, CA. Tickets, priced $28-$87, are available by calling (323) 850-2000 or by visiting www.ticketmaster.com.