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Matt Doyle and Ali Ewoldt Set for New York Pops's 1st Concert of 35th Season

The event will celebrate the centennial of the birth of the orchestra’s founder, Skitch Henderson.

Ali Ewoldt is set to perform with the New York Pops.
Ali Ewoldt is set to perform with the New York Pops.
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The New York Pops will open its 35th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage on October 27, with a concert celebrating the centennial of the birth of the orchestra's founder, Skitch Henderson. The concert will feature the full 78-piece New York Pops orchestra performing some of the greatest hits of popular song, from Tin Pan Alley to today.

At the event, music director Steven Reineke will lead the orchestra with Matt Doyle (A Clockwork Orange) and Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera).

The New York Pops' 35th season will then continue on November 17 at 8pm at Carnegie Hall with Women of Notes: In Dedication to Female Composers and Lyricists, featuring guest artists Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe. This concert will pay tribute to some of the most renowned female composers and lyricists of the stage and screen.

The New York Pops is the largest independent pops orchestra in the United States, and the only professional symphonic orchestra in New York City specializing in popular music. Under the leadership of music director and conductor Steven Reineke, the New York Pops continues to reimagine orchestral pops music.The orchestra performs an annual subscription series and birthday gala at Carnegie Hall and a summer series at Forest Hills Stadium in Queens, New York.

For more information and tickets to the October 27 event, click here.