Bernadette Peters, Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Ebersole and More Will Highlight Summer Season at Pasadena Pops
By Carey Purcell
Bernadette Peters will headline the Pasadena Pops' summer season at the Los Angeles County Arboretum June 29, with Larry Blank conducting. Also confirmed for the season are Cheyenne Jackson, Christine Ebersole, Ron Raines and Chuck Cooper.
Michael Feinstein will conduct three of the five shows of the series, leading a "Michael Feinstein’s Songbook" program (June 1) with singers Jackson and Lari White as guest artists. "Michael Feinstein’s MGM Movie Classics" (July 13) will feature guest singers Ron Raines and Christine Ebersole, and Catherine Russell and Chuck Cooper will perform at "The Gershwins and Me" (Sept. 7).
"Classical Mystery Tour: Music of the Beatles" will be performed Aug. 10, with the Fab-revivalist foursome Classical Mystery Tour supported by the orchestra conducted by Martin Herman.
Feinstein was appointed to lead the summer series following the death of his predecessor Marvin Hamlisch in 2012.
The lawn is open to picnickers at 5:30 PM; shows begin at 7:30 PM. More information can be found at pasadenasymphony-pops.org.
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