Runolfsson, McVey and More to Join Hamlisch for Rodgers Celebration

News   Runolfsson, McVey and More to Join Hamlisch for Rodgers Celebration The Sweetest Sounds: The Music of Richard Rodgers is the title of an upcoming concert in Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium.

The March 16 concert will feature The New York Pops conducted by Tony-winning composer Marvin Hamlisch. Singers for the evening will include Anne Runolfsson, J. Mark McVey, Doug LaBrecque, William Michals and Lari White. The Juilliard Choral Union, under the direction of Judith Clurman, will also perform. Show time is 8 PM. During his lifetime, Richard Rodgers penned over 900 songs. His partnerships with Lorenz Hart and later with Oscar Hammerstein II produced some of the most successful musicals in Broadway history. His works with Hart included On Your Toes, Babes in Arms, I Married an Angel, The Boys from Syracuse, Pal Joey and By Jupiter, and the Rodgers-Hammerstein collaboration spawned Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Flower Drum Song and The Sound of Music.

Tickets, priced $27-$98, are available by calling (212) 247-7800 or by visiting www.carnegiehall.org. Carnegie Hall is located at 57th Street and Seventh Avenue. For more information about The New York Pops, visit www.newyorkpops.org.

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