Another outstanding performance by the New York Philharmonic. I had the pleasure of an excellent seat for a performance of Rodger’s and Hammerstein’s Carousel. I had not see this musical before, but knew the story and was aware was Hammerstein’s favorite after working on Oklahoma! The nice thing about staged concerts such as this is that the score and vocals are put front and center. That was the case with terrific performances by the leads (Kelly O’Hara, Nathan Gunn, Stephanie Blythe, Shuler Hensley, Jason Daniely, Jessie Muller, Kate Burton and John Cullum.
Reviews were very positive in the New York Times and New York Post.
The performance will be a part of Live from Lincoln Center to be broadcast sometime in April.