Runolfsson will join cabaret veteran Steve Ross and vocalists Ted Keegan, Gwendolyn Jones and Jennifer Shrader for the March 4-6 concerts at the Kennedy Center. Jack Everly will conduct the famed orchestra. The concerts — entitled "NSO Pops: Pops Goes British!" — will salute the West End theatre scene, including songs by Andrew Lloyd Webber, Lionel Bart, Anthony Newley and Gilbert and Sullivan. Concertgoers can expect to hear tunes from The Phantom of the Opera, Oliver!, Sunset Boulevard, Evita, The Mikado, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Boyfriend and The Pirates of Penzance. Anne Runolfsson has appeared on Broadway in Victor/Victoria, Cyrano, Aspects of Love and Les Misérables as well as in the national tours of The Secret Garden and Les Miz; her Off-Broadway credits include Jack's Holiday and Cather County. Runolfsson has performed with symphony orchestras throughout the country, and her debut solo recording is entitled "At Sea."
The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts is located at 2700 F. Street, NW in Washington, D.C. Tickets for the March concerts are priced $20-$75. For more information about the Center’s many productions, go to www.kennedy-center.org.