The campus of The Culinary Institute of America comes alive with the sounds of Rodgers and Hammerstein when the Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra brings back beloved melodies from the musicals of these two Broadway greats.
The concert on Saturday, February 7 at 8:00 p.m. will be performed in the new 800-seat Marriott Pavilion Auditorium at The Culinary Institute of America overlooking the Hudson River in Hyde Park, NY. The Northern Dutchess Symphony Orchestra proudly presents An Evening of Rodgers and Hammerstein Classics as an Arts Mid-Hudson 50th Anniversary Celebration event.
Guest vocalists Jeremy Moore, Marie Masters, Anthony Webb and Emily Geller will join the orchestra to sing timeless melodies from Oklahoma, South Pacific, Carousel, The King and I and The Sound of Music.
To complement this enchanting evening of music, The CIA will open the Caterina de' Medici restaurant for a special $39 pre-performance dining experience. The menu will include a delectable assortment of salads, pastas and dessert served family style. Reservations for this pre-performance dinner are available from 5:00 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. The $39 excludes beverages, service charge and tax. To book your table, call 845-905-4533 or email Caterinareservations@culinary.edu. This special dining event will sell out, so please make reservations early.
Tickets for the concert are $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and $5 for students. In the event of inclement weather, check our website for details about any postponement.
Music composed by naturalized American citizens Ernest Bloch, Victor Herbert, Sergei Rachmaninoff, and former Woodstock resident Robert Starer. Our concert venue moves across the river to the historic Old Dutch Church in Kingston and spotlights soprano Jody Weatherstone.
Powerful works from two prolific American composers, Aaron Copland and Leonard Bernstein. Our evening performance showcases orchestra soloists and dancers from the Poughkeepsie City Ballet.