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The season begins June 7 with Feinstein's Favorites, under the baton of Michael Feinstein, featuring Osnes (Cinderella), Lewis (Porgy and Bess) and pianist Armen Guzelimian. Expect music by Harry Warren, Richard Rodgers, Nelson Riddle, Henry Mancini, Alfred Newman and a world premiere of a piece by Andre and George Previn.
On June 28 the Pasadena Pops will offer Tena Clark's Leading Ladies Of Song, featuring composer/host Clark ("My Best Friend's Wedding," "Desperate Housewives"), Dionne Warwick, Shelea Frazier, Sara Niemietz and conductor Larry Blank.
Feinstein and Blank will offer Feinstein Sings Gershwin on July 19; with Hooray for Hollywood to follow Aug. 19, featuring Feinstein, Maureen McGovern, Kevin Earley (A Tale of Two Cities), Debby Boone and Alan Bergman. Expect songs from the musical films "42nd Street," "The Sound of Music," "Funny Girl" and "Mary Poppins," as well as songs by Erich Korngold, David Raksin, Elmer Bernstein and more.
The final concert, presented on Sept. 6, will be New York! New York! Set to perform songs from West Side Story, On the Town, Street Scene, Harlem Nocturne, Lullaby of Broadway, Here's to Love and more are Callaway (Baby, Cats), Patti Austin and Jordan (Newsies, Bonnie & Clyde). Feinstein will conduct.
For tickets and further information visit pasadenasymphony-pops.org.