"Great Performances" to Film Sept. 24 Bernstein Concert at Carnegie Hall with Tony Winner Ebersole

News   "Great Performances" to Film Sept. 24 Bernstein Concert at Carnegie Hall with Tony Winner Ebersole Thirteen/WNET will film the Sept. 24 concert at Carnegie Hall that launches Bernstein: The Best of All Possible Worlds, Carnegie Hall and the New York Philharmonic's citywide festival celebrating the work of the late composer Leonard Bernstein.
Christine Ebersole
Christine Ebersole

The festival kicks off at 7 PM Sept. 24 with a gala celebrating the start of Carnegie Hall's 118th season. The all-Bernstein evening features the San Francisco Symphony conducted by musical director Michael Tilson Thomas. Also scheduled to perform are two-time Tony Award winner Christine Ebersole, soprano Dawn Upshaw, baritone Thomas Hampson and cellist Yo-Yo Ma. "Great Performances" will present a national broadcast of the concert Oct. 29 on PBS; check local listings.

The program for the upcoming evening follows:
Symphonic dances from West Side Story
Selections from A Quiet Place, including Prelude from Act I, "You're Late," Interlude, Morning. Good morning, and Postlude from Act I
"I Can Cook Too" from On the Town
Meditation from Mass
"What a Movie!" from Trouble in Tahiti
"To What You Said" from Songfest
Selection from Fancy Free
"Gee, Officer Krupke" from West Side Story
"Ya Got Me" from On The Town

Tickets, priced $56-$190, are available by visiting www.carnegiehall.org.

Carnegie Hall is located in Manhattan at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue.