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Audra McDonald's 2018 New York Philharmonic Spring Gala performance set for release on Decca Gold
Sing Happyis set for release on digital partners May 11,
Decca Gold is proud to announce the forthcoming release of Sing Happy, the live performance of the New York Philharmonic's 2018 Spring Gala starring Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald, conducted by Andy Einhorn. Recorded live on May 1 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, the recording represents McDonald's first collaboration with Decca Gold – as well as her first solo recording with full orchestra.
Audra McDonald named recipient of Signature Theatre's 10th Stephen Sondheim Award / Playbill
Virginia's Signature Theatre will honor six-time Tony winner Audra McDonald with the company's tenth Stephen Sondheim Award March 4 at a black-tie gala at the Embassy of Italy. The evening will benefit Signature Theatre's artistic, education, and community programs. Signature Theatre inaugurated The Stephen Sondheim Award in 2009 in recognition of the importance of Sondheim's work to Signature and to the...
Set for PBS: Great Performances, Tanglewood celebration caps Bernstein centennial / Forbes
The actual 100th anniversary of the birth of musician extraordinaire Leonard Bernstein on August 25 will be celebrated worldwide-capped by a special concert at Tanglewood that will be taped and later broadcast. While the centennial commemoration of his life and work continues in museums and at other concerts and events, Bernstein studied and conducted for 50 years at Tanglewood, the summer home in the Be...
Audra McDonald brings her best to Cuyahoga Falls / cleveland.com
Before catching Audra McDonald with The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center Sunday night, I knew her mostly through the math of her accolades: The six Tonys, two Grammys and the Emmy. For one reason or another, I'd always missed her onstage in New York. I'll never repeat that mistake. In the meantime, as consolation, McDonald brought the Great American Songbook by way of classic and conte...
Audra McDonald - Sing Happy is the IPR: Classical New Release
Audra McDonald has won Grammys, Emmys and six Tonys, which makes her American theater's most decorated performer. But she still has more to do - her newest album "Sing Happy" is her first solo recording with orchestra, and it features many songs that she has never recorded before. McDonald performs with the New York Philharmonic Orchestra and conductor Andy Einhorn. The album includes musical theater...
Audra McDonald with San Francisco Symphony, set for Davies Hall / The Mercury News
Audra McDonald can do it all. The six-time Tony Award winner moves effortlessly between comedy and heart-on-the-sleeve drama, and she's sure to dazzle when she returns to Davies Hall on May 18 for an evening of Broadway classics and contemporary musical theater works. With conductor Andy Einhorn leading the San Francisco Symphony orchestra, fans can expect to hear songs from the soprano's new CD, "Sing H...