Nero will direct the orchestra, and the Pops Festival Chorus, The Philadelphia Boys Choir, The African Episcopal Church of St. Thomas Gospel Choir and organist Peter Richard Conte will also appear, along with some surprise guests.
York has appeared on Broadway in City of Angels, Les Misérables, Victor/Victoria, Sly Fox and Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. She also appeared in the national tour and London production of the Kiss Me, Kate revival, which was filmed for PBS. York played Lucille Ball in the CBS television film "Lucy."
Verizon Hall is located in the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts at 260 South Broad Street in Philadelphia. For more information and tickets, visit phillypops.org.