A Little Night Music

The Philly POPS honor an American legend.

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2022-23 Season
April 21-23, 2023
Verizon Hall, Kimmel Cultural Campus
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A SONDHEIM CELEBRATION

Stephen Sondheim famously began his career as lyricist for West Side Story, in collaboration with Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins. He went on to compose the incomparable music of A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Follies, Company, and Sweeney Todd.  

Stephen Sondheim won a record eight Tony awards, eight GRAMMYs, a Pulitzer Prize, and an Academy Award. A preeminent Broadway composer and lyricist, Sondheim famously began his career as lyricist for West Side Story, in a memorable collection with Leonard Bernstein and Jerome Robbins. He went on to compose the incomparable music of A Little Night Music, Sunday in the Park with George, Into the Woods, Follies, Company, and Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street  

David Charles Abell, who premiered a new Sweeney Todd in Zurich in 2019, brings the best of Sondheim in a celebration of the great man’s career. The program features student soloists from the School District of Philadelphia’s All City Choir.   

  • Fanfare, Invocation, and Instructions to the Audience from The Frogs 
    Overture from Follies 
    Broadway Baby from Follies  
    Too Many Mornings from Follies 
    Giants in the Sky from Into the Woods  
    Children Will Listen from Into the Woods  
    Sunday in the Park with George from Sunday in the Park with George  
    Move On from Sunday in the Park with George  
    Night Waltz from A Little Night Music  
    Send in the Clowns from A Little Night Music  
    Company from Company  
    Being Alive from Company  
    Prologue: The Ballad of Sweeney Todd from Sweeney Todd 
    Not While I’m Around from Sweeney Todd 
    Merrily Overture from Merrily We Roll Along 
    Franklin Shepard, Inc. from Merrily We Roll Along 
    Not a Day Goes By from Merrily We Roll Along 
    Our Time from Merrily We Roll Along
    Sunday from Sunday in the Park with George  

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