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Sing Happy / McDonald, Einhorn, New York Philharmonic


Release Date: 06/01/2018 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 002849502  
Composer:  Jerry HermanRichard RodgersJule StyneJohn Kander,   ... 
Performer:  Audra McDonaldGene LewinMark VanderpoelBrian Hertz
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Decca Gold is proud to announce the forthcoming release of Sing Happy, the live performance of the New York Philharmonic’s 2018 Spring Gala starring Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald, conducted by Andy Einhorn. Recorded live on May 1 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, the recording represents McDonald’s first collaboration with Decca Gold – as well as her first solo recording with full orchestra. Decca Gold is proud to announce the forthcoming release of Sing Happy, the live performance of the New York Philharmonic’s 2018 Spring Gala starring Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald, conducted by Andy Einhorn. Recorded live on May 1 at David Geffen Hall at Lincoln Center, the recording represents McDonald’s first collaboration with Decca Gold – as well as her first solo recording with full orchestra. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
La Cage aux Folles: I am what I am by Jerry Herman
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1983; USA 
2.
State Fair: It Might As Well Be Spring by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
3.
Funny Girl: Cornet Man by Jule Styne
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
4.
Flora, the Red Menace: Sing Happy by John Kander
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
5.
110 in the Shade: Simple Little Things by Harvey Schmidt
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
6.
Hallelujah, Baby!: Being Good Isn't Good Enough by Jule Styne
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
7.
Porgy and Bess: Summertime by George Gershwin
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1935; USA 
8.
The Grass Harp: Chain of Love by Claibe Richardson
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
9.
She Loves Me: Vanilla Ice Cream by Jerry Bock
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
10.
Millions: March Is A Windy Month by Adam Guettel
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
11.
Into the Woods: Children Will Listen by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: United States 
12.
Facebook Song by Kate Miller-heidke
Performer:  Gene Lewin (Drums), Mark Vanderpoel (Double Bass), Brian Hertz (Piano),
Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Period: Contemporary 
Written: United States 
13.
Greenwillow: Never Will I Marry by Frank Loesser
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 
14.
Company: Being Alive by Stephen Sondheim
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1970; USA 
15.
Do Re Mi: Make Someone Happy by Jule Styne
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
16.
The Sound of Music: Climb ev'ry mountain by Richard Rodgers
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
17.
Guys and Dolls: More I Cannot Wish You by Frank Loesser
Performer:  Audra McDonald (Soprano)
Conductor:  Andy Einhorn
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 

Customer Reviews

Average Customer Review:  1 Customer Review )
 Another Great Outing for Audra July 20, 2018 By Thomas F. (Jamaica, NY) See All My Reviews "I attended this concert in person on May 1, 2018, but I was delighted when the recording was released so soon after the actual concert. Audra's voice continues to evoke emotional responses; the sound on the recording I find is even better than live. Her choices of repertoire as always are interesting, while including her usual contemporary Broadway composers, this set includes a few more gems from musicals from the 60's. Overall, sound quality is excellent. The production is well-balanced." Report Abuse
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