It’s Christmas Time In The Metropolis

On Friday evening The New York Pops delivered The Finest Christmas Of All With Norm Lewis at Carnegie Corridor. This present by Emmy, Grammy, and Tony nominee Norm Lewis, together with Judith Clurman and Important Voices USA, was among the best live performance that has been accomplished by Steven Reineke and The New York Pops.

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Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Norm appeared prepared for Christmas in a inexperienced velvet jacket. He stuffed the auditorium to the rafters and it was  joyously stuffed along with his wealthy voice on “Silver Bells” and “The Christmas Music.” Mr. Lewis paid tribute to Johnny Mathis with the later.

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Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

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What made this live performance so fantastic is that the Pops took equal stage and excelled on “Carol of the Bells” by the Ukrainian composer, Mykola Leontovicvh.  This tune was accomplished in tribute to the individuals of the Ukraine, Reineke said that this association appeared like a “Harry Potter Christmas”, and he was proper.

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Steven Reineke Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

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Subsequent up was a thrilled Ruthanne Ruzika who performed “Winter Wonderland”.

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Ruldoph “Bobby” Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Ruldoph “Bobby” Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

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Ruldoph “Bobby” Lewis, Steven Reineke, Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Mr. Lewis introduced on stage his cousin, Ruldoph “Bobby” Lewis, a Pastor on the New Life Baptist Church. The 2 did a jazzy, swinging “Rudolph The Pink-Nosed Reindeer,” in addition to the non secular “Go Inform It on the Mountain,” Important Voices USA choir joined in.

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Judith Clurman directed her latest composition for Chanukah.

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“The Little Drummer Boy” was enhanced by a uber proficient LaGuardia Excessive College percussionist Jonathan Logan as Mr. Lewis appeared dapper in a blue velvet swimsuit.

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Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The joyous shock of the evening was when Vanessa Williams glittered onto the stage in a pores and skin tight ice-blue sequined robe, topped with feathers. The 2 gave a tongue and verify rendition of “Child It’s Chilly Outdoors.”  The 2 met doing Sondheim on Sondheim on Broadway and starred in Showboat in Reside From Lincoln Middle.

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Vanessa Williams Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

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Vanessa confirmed simply how fantastic a gift she was with “Silver and Gold”.

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St. Nick Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

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To maintain the festivities merry and shiny St. Nick, and Pecan Pie confirmed as much as want us a Merry Christmas.

Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Norm completed his set with “Ava Maria” sung so gloriously that the angels will need to have wept, because the viewers gave a standing ovation.

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The solid of the New York Pops Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

The solid of the New York Pops Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

A rousing singalong completed the evening and despatched everybody out with the vacation spirit. This was one of many Pops greatest nights ever.

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Vanessa Williams and Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Pastor Bobby Lewis, and Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Steven Reineke, Pastor Bobby Lewis, Vanessa Williams and Norm Lewis Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Be sure that to return or purchase tickets for Gershwin: A Century Of Rhapsody In Blue with Montego Glover and Lee Musiker February 9, 2024.

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Steven Reineke, Pastor Bobby Lewis, Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis and Joseph Joubert Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Steven Reineke, Pastor Bobby Lewis, Pumpkin Pie, Santa Claus, Vanessa Williams, Norm Lewis, Jonathan Logan, Judith Clurman and Joseph Joubert Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Hitsville: Celebrating Motown with Bryan Terrell Clark and Valisia LeKae  March 15, 2024.

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Casey Childs, Norm Lewis and Jamie deRoy Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Steven Reineke, Marc Shaiman, Norm Lewis and Louis Mirabai Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Pastor Bobby Lewis, and Norm Lewis, Nellie Beavers, Richard Jay-Alexander, Norm Lewis, Steven Reineke, Joseph Joubert Picture Genevieve Rafter Keddy

and the forty first Birthday Gala on April 29, 2024.

 


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