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LIVE FROM LINCOLN CENTER: New York Philharmonic New Year's Eve 2019: Sondheim Celebration

The New York Philharmonic (pictured) and guest vocalist Katrina Lenk (“The Band’s Visit”) celebrate the orchestral music of Stephen Sondheim, performing suites from "Sunday in the Park," "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd,” and more.
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The New York Philharmonic (pictured) and guest vocalist Katrina Lenk (“The Band’s Visit”) celebrate the orchestral music of Stephen Sondheim, performing suites from "Sunday in the Park," "Into the Woods," "Sweeney Todd,” and more.

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—Ring in the New Year with the New York Philharmonic performing Stephen Sondheim's most beloved works—

The New York Philharmonic will present "New Year’s Eve: Celebrating Sondheim," featuring Tony Award–winning stage and screen actress / vocalist Katrina Lenk — who will star in the gender-blind Broadway revival of Sondheim’s "Company" in 2020 — in her New York Philharmonic debut. The concert is conducted by Alexander Gemignani, also in his Philharmonic debut; and directed by Lonny Price. The program will include selections and suites from “A Little Night Music,” “Assassins,” “Company,” “Into the Woods,” “Sunday in the Park with George,” and “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.“

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The New York Philharmonic’s extensive list of performances of songs and full works by Pulitzer, Tony, Oscar, and Grammy winner Stephen Sondheim goes back to “Follies” in Concert, in 1985.

Katrina Lenk
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Katrina Lenk

Recent performances include “Sondheim: The Birthday Concert,” at the 2010 Spring Gala, and the critically acclaimed, staged productions of “Company” (2011) and “Sweeney Todd” (2000 and 2014), all directed by Mr. Price, who starred in the original Broadway production of Sondheim’s “Merrily We Roll Along”. Mr. Gemignani appeared in the 2004 production of “Assassins” and the Broadway revivals of “Sweeney Todd” and “Sunday in the Park with George.”

Alexander and Paul Gemignani Talk Sondheim

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