Tonight at Carnegie Hall, a star-studded cast performs the large-scale operetta "Babes in Toyland" by Victor Herbert. But WNYC's Sara Fishko turns her attention to a much more modest creation by that composer. The story of a popular standard - in this edition of Fishko Files.
Carnegie Hall celebrates 75 years of MasterVoices with tonight's revival of "Babes in Toyland," starring Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, and Christopher Fitzgerald, with artistic direction by Ted Sperling. For tickets and more information, visit www.carnegiehall.org/.
For more information on guitarist/composer James Chirillo, visit his website.
Will Friedwald's Clip Joint: Scenes from the American Songbook, a new series at the 92nd Street Y, continues through June 20th. For tickets and more information, visit www.92Y.org.
Lee Konitz, alto sax; Billy Bauer, guitar
Tommy Dorsey and his Orchestra
Jack Leonard, vocals
Glenn Miller Orchestra
Ray Eberle, vocals
Sidney Bechet, soprano sax
Coleman Hawkins, tenor sax
Stan Getz, tenor sax
Chet Baker, trombone
Barney Kessel, guitar
Joe Pass, guitar
Jim Hall, guitar
Frank Sinatra, vocals; Duke Ellington Orchestra
Frank Sinatra Enterprises, 1967
Paul Desmond, sax