Aaron Tveit and More Set for New York Philharmonic's New Year's Eve Concert
Broadway's Annaleigh Ashford, Christopher Jackson, and Laura Osnes will also perform at Bernstein on Broadway.
The New York Philharmonic will round out its 2017 holiday season with New Year's Eve: Bernstein on Broadway on December 31 at 8pm at Lincoln Center's David Geffen Hall. The event will feature four Broadway stars singing Laureate Conductor Leonard Bernstein's musical theater highlights.
Bramwell Tovey is set to lead members of the New York Philharmonic as well as Broadway vocalists Annaleigh Ashford (Sunday in the Park With George), Christopher Jackson (Hamilton), Laura Osnes (Bandstand), and Aaron Tveit (Catch Me If You Can) singing songs from Bernstein's On the Town, Wonderful Town, West Side Story, and Candide.
The concert will be telecast nationally on Live From Lincoln Center on PBS stations at 9pm. The program continues the Philharmonic's celebrations of its Laureate Conductor's 100th birthday year, centered on Bernstein's Philharmonic: A Centennial Festival, October 25-November 14.