April 26, 2017•7 min
Tonight at Carnegie Hall, a star-studded cast performs the large-scale operetta "Babes in Toyland" by Victor Herbert. But WNYC's Sara Fishko turns her attention to a much more modest creation by that composer. The story of a popular standard - in this edition of Fishko Files.
Carnegie Hall celebrates 75 years of MasterVoices with tonight's revival of "Babes in Toyland," starring Kelli O'Hara, Bill Irwin, Lauren Worsham, and Christopher Fitzgerald, with artistic direction by Ted Sperling. For tickets and more information, visit www.carnegiehall.org/.
For more information on guitarist/composer James Chirillo, visit his website.
Will Friedwald's Clip Joint: Scenes from the American Songbook, a new series at the 92nd Street Y, continues through June 20th. For tickets and more information, visit www.92Y.org.
EXTRA: Will Friedwald on the impact of Victor Herbert's death
WNYC Production Credits
Executive Producer: Sara FishkoAssistant Producer: Olivia BrileyMix Engineer: Wayne ShulmisterManaging Editor, WNYC News: Karen Frillmann