Audra McDonald in Concert for Lincoln Center Season Finale
With a 35-piece orchestra
conducted by Andy Einhorn, currently conductor of Rodgers +
Hammerstein's Cinderella on Broadway, and with Lee Musiker (piano),
Mark Vanderpoel (bass) and Gene Lewin (drums) she will explore the vast
riches of our Broadway musical heritage.
Among the composers on her list
are Cole Porter, Gus Kahn, John Kander, Frank Loesser, Irving Berlin,
Stephen Sondheim, George Gershwin, Adam Guettel, Gabriel Kahane and Jule
The title Audra McDonald in Concert: Go Back Home (Friday - PBS, 9pm) derives from the song Go Back Home in the Kander and Ebb
musical The Scottsboro Boys.