The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, opens their 40th anniversary season at Carnegie Hall with The Music of Star Wars on Friday, October 21, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. The brand-new comprehensive program includes music from all nine films in the epic Skywalker Saga as well as the two anthology films, Rogue One and Solo: A Star Wars Story, presented in chronological order.

“I am thrilled to be opening The New York Pops’ 40th season with this concert featuring the iconic music of Star Wars and highlighting the incredible talents of our 78 orchestra musicians, including several who have been performing with us since our first season in 1983,” said New York Pops Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke. “We can’t wait to see you there!”

Additional upcoming concerts in The New York Pops’ 2022-23 Carnegie Hall season include: Broadway Blockbusters on November 18, 2022 with guest artists Nikki Renée DanielsJordan DonicaMatt Doyle, and Melissa Errico, and Judith Clurman’s Essential Voices USARockin’ Around the Christmas Tree on December 16, 2022 with Ingrid Michaelson and Judith Clurman’s Essential Voices USAWinter Song with Ingrid Michaelson on December 17, 2022One Night Only: An Evening with Heather Headley on February 10, 2023; and The Marvelous Marilyn Maye, celebrating the cabaret legend’s birthday on March 24, 2023.

*On Monday, September 19, 2022Betsy Wolfe performs at The New York Pops Underground cabaret event at 54 Below.