Saturday, January 10, 2015

Theo Hoffman in concert of "Great American Songwriting Teams"

Theo Hoffman
Barihunk Theo Hoffman will part of seven singers from Julliard joining accompanist Steven Blier for as evening of music from "Great American Songwriting Teams." The concert will feature music by George & Ira Gershwin, Comden & Green, Kander & Ebb, Bock & Harnick, Rodgers & Hart (& Hammerstein), Leiber & Stoller, and others.

Coleman & Leigh, who will be represented by a delightful number from Little Me. The program features some famous songs (“You and the Night and the Music,” “Love Potion #9”), some best known to Broadway aficionados (“Little Tin Box,” “The Wrong Note Rag”), and some that will be a delightful discovery for listeners (an unpublished Gershwin gem called “Luckiest Man in the World”).

The show is presented by the New York Festival of Song and Juilliard’s Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts on Wednesday, January 14, 2014 at 8:00 PM at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater.

Theo Hoffman sings Marc Blitzstein's "Stay in my arms":

Other singers on the program include soprano Tiffany Townsend, mezzo-sopranos Kelsey Lauritano and Hannah McDermott, and tenors James Knight, Aaron Mor and Alexander McKissick (that's A LOT of tenors!).

Tickets are $20 for the public, $10 for students, and free for Juilliard students, faculty, and staff. Tickets are available online or by calling (212) 769-7406.

On March 8th, Hoffman debuts with the Portland Symphony Orchestra as The Jailer in Poulenc's The Dialogues of the Carmelites in a cast that includes fellow barihunk Troy Cook.

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