Alison Fraser Offers Tunes from New Musical Empress at New Year's Eve Concert

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31 Dec 2012

Alison Fraser
Alison Fraser

Two-time Tony nominee Alison Fraser is the special guest artist at Greater Trenton Symphony Association's New Year's Eve Concert Dec. 31 at 8 PM at Patriots Theater at the War Memorial in Trenton, NJ.

Brian Katona conducts the evening with Steven Ryan on piano.

Singing actress Fraser will perform a selection of Gershwin tunes as well as excerpts from the new musical Empress, which has book and lyrics by Barry Harman and music by Katona.

The repertoire for the concert follows:

George Gershwin: "I Got Rhythm Variations" for Piano & Orchestra
"When Giants Walked The Earth" from the new musical  Empress, music by Brian Katona, lyrics by Barry Harman
Gershwin Medley: A medley of some of Gershwin's most popular songs for voice and orchestra including "Love Walked In," "Embraceable You," "Do, Do, Do," "Someone to Watch Over Me" & "Stairway to Paradise"; arrangement by John McDaniel, Brian Katona and Alison Fraser
Franz von Suppe: Light Cavalry Overture
Johann Strauss, Jr: Emperor Waltzes
Jean Sibelius: Finlandia
Lerner & Loewe: My Fair Lady Selections for Orchestra
Leonard Bernstein: West Side Story Selections for Orchestra
Johann Strauss, Sr: Radetzky March
Bill Holcombe: Fantasy for the New Year

Tickets are priced $65, $55, $45, $35 and $25. For tickets, call (609) 396-5522 or order online at www.trentixnj.com.