Go Inside New York Pops Rehearsal to Watch Max von Essen and Laura Michelle Kelly Sing Rodgers & Hammerstein
For their first Carnegie Hall concert of the new year and the new decade, The New York Pops celebrate the iconic songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein in Find Your Dream. The timeless R&H music will fill Carnegie Hall on Friday, January 24 as The Pops cover all 11 of the legendary pair’s collaborations, including Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Oklahoma!, and The Sound of Music. Joining The New York Pops and conductor/music director Steven Reineke for this concert event are Olivier Award winner Laura Michelle Kelly (The King and I, Mary Poppins, Finding Neverland) and Tony Award nominee Max von Essen (An American in Paris, Falsettos, Anastasia), as well as Essential Voices USA. BroadwayBox recently popped into rehearsal to get a first look at these marvelous performers sing their way through the Rodgers and Hammerstein songbook. In the videos below, watch as Max von Essen performs “Edelweiss” from The Sound of Music, Laura Michelle Kelly performs “I Enjoy Being a Girl” from Flower Drum Song, and then they duet on “No Other Love” from Me and Juliet.
Don’t miss your chance to experience Max von Essen and Laura Michelle Kelly backed by the powerful and incredible New York Pops in ‘Find Your Dream: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein’ at Carnegie Hall on January 24.