Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Once Upon a Musical Time - Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps

The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic Band presents


Brian Worsdale, conductor
Nolan Dresden, assistant conductor
Steven Reineke, honoree and guest conductor
Marcus Rojas, tuba soloist
Tituss Burgess, narrator
Raphael Miranda, host

Tickets: $17-$25
Box office: or 212.864.5400

Experience one of the world's first and New York City's own gay band performing music inspired by stories, myths, and legends. Special guests from Broadway and The New York Pops and will help the band bring these stories to life.

The New York Times calls Reineke’s conducting “young and vigorous, with a playful attitude.” See him conduct the band performing his masterwork Casey at the Bat. Broadway star Tituss Burgess and New York Pops Principal Tuba Marcus Rojas will also appear to tell the tale of a tuba searching for his own song.

Join us at 7:15 p.m. for a special pre-concert conversation with Reineke and Worsdale moderated by NY1 Producer Frank DiLella.

Program includes:

Bock, Symphonic Dances from "Fiddler on the Roof"
Gillingham, Council Oak
Kleinsinger, Tubby the Tuba
Mackey, Undertow
De Meij, Gandalf The Wizard from "The Lord of the Rings"
Reineke, Casey at the Bat
Sondheim, Selections from "Sweeney Todd"
Sparke, Sunrise at Angel's Gate

The concert is approximately two hours and there is one 15-minute intermission.

Group tickets are available by calling the Symphony Space Box
Office at 212.864.5400. Groups of 10 or more receive 20% off ticket purchases.

DIRECTIONS: Symphony Space is conveniently located at the corner of Broadway and 95th Street. Please refer to for detailed travel instructions.

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