Due to unforeseen scheduling conflicts, The New York Pops, led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke, will now open its 2022-23 season—its 40th anniversary—with The Music of Star Wars on Friday, October 21, 2022 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage (originally scheduled for February 10, 2023). The concert is a comprehensive, brand-new program that 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.
One Night Only: An Evening with Adrienne Warren, originally scheduled for October 21, 2022, will now take place on Friday, February 10, 2023 at 8:00 p.m. The program features the Tony Award Winner in an all-new program featuring highlights from her career on stage, including selections from Tina: The Tina Turner Musical, Shuffle Along, and The Wiz.
Additional concerts in The New York Pops 2022-23 season include I’m Still Here: Celebrating Sondheim with guest artists Nikki Renée Daniels, Matt Doyle, and Melissa Errico and Essential Voices USA on November 18, 2022; Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree with Ingrid Michaelson and Essential Voices USA on December 16, 2022; Winter Song: A Holiday Evening with Ingrid Michaelson on December 17, 2022; and The Marvelous Marilyn Maye on March 24, 2023.