Stephen Sondheim, Barbara Cook, Harold Prince, Judy Kaye, Jessye Norman, Lauren Worsham Are Remembering Lenny April 28
28 Apr 2014
Photo by Joseph Marzullo/WENN
The New York Festival of Song's Remembering Lenny, a celebration of late, award-winning conductor and composer Bernstein, is presented April 28 at 6:30 PM at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.
NYFOS founders, artistic directors and pianists Steven Blier and Michael Barrett host the performance, which will be followed by dinner at the 21 Club.
Remembering Lenny features reminiscences by Bernstein's three children, Alexander, Jamie and Nina Bernstein, as well as Stephen Sondheim, Barbara Cook, Matthew Epstein, Marilyn Horne, Phyllis Newman, Harold Prince, Frederica Von Stade and Jessye Norman.
The evening also boasts performances by the two artists who sang in Bernstein's final concert at Tanglewood: Judy Kaye and Kurt Ollmann. The pair will be joined by Julia Bullock, who is featured on the soon-to-be-released concert version of West Side Story, and Lauren Worsham, who played Cunegonde in New York City Opera's 2008 production of Bernstein's Candide and is currently appearing on Broadway in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder.
Gala tickets, which include the concert and dinner, range from $750 to $15,000 for a premium table of ten. Information regarding donations and purchasing tickets and tables can be obtained online at nyfos.org/gala or by calling (646) 230-8380.