The New York Pops celebrated its 29th birthday with a gala concert titled Journey On honoring Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty on Monday, April 30 at Carnegie Hall. A sit-down dinner was held following the concert at the Plaza Hotel.
The program consisted of selections from the various musicals Ahrens and Flaherty have composed, including Ragtime, A Man of No Importance, and Seussical. Many of the songs were performed by those who originally sang them on and Off-Broadway. The Pops Orchestra was conducted by Steven Reineke.