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New Mexico Philharmonic: Pops 1

  • Popejoy Hall 203 Cornell Drive Albuquerque, NM, 87131 United States (map)

Saturday, September 26, 2015, 6pm, Popejoy Hall
Dancing and Romancing!
Stuart Chafetz 
Joan Hess singer/dancer
Kirby Ward singer/dancer

Joan Hess and Kirby Ward sing and dance their way through the Great American Songbook with your New Mexico Philharmonic! Enjoy a stunning tribute to Gene Kelly’s famous steps in Singin’ in the Rain, with song and dance from the ‘30s, ‘40s, and ‘50s by composers such as Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, and Irving Berlin. And – dance tunes originally done by Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers! Conducted by Stuart Chafetz.


Overture to Girl Crazy – George Gershwin

“I Won’t Dance” – Kern/Hammerstein

“Johnny One Note” – Rodgers/Hart

“They Can’t Take That Away From Me” – Gershwin/Gershwin

“The Song Is You” – Kern/Hammerstein

Overture to 42nd Street – Harry Warren

“Cheek to Cheek” – Irving Berlin

“Sing, Sing, Sing (With a Swing)” – Louis Prima

“Chattanooga Choo-Choo” – Warren/Gordon

“In The Mood” – Glenn Miller


Overture to Chicago / “All That Jazz” – Kander/Ebb

“I Could Have Danced All Night” – Lerner/Loewe

“You’re Just in Love” – Irving Berlin

“Carioca” – Youmans/Eliscu-Kahn

Overture to West Side Story – Leonard Bernstein

“Singin’ in the Rain” – Brown/Freed

“I’m Gonna Live Till I Die” – Hoffman/Kent/Curtis

“Begin the Beguine” – Cole Porter

“Shall We Dance?” – Rodgers/Hammerstein