New Haven Symphony and The Great American Songbook
The New Haven Symphony Orchestra visits The Great White Way with concerts Saturday, Oct 19th at Hamden Middle School and Sunday, Oct 20th at Shelton Middle School. Todd Ellison, currently the music director of "Annie" on Broadway, will be on the podium for a program that includes hits from Gershwin's "Girl Crazy," as well as "Fiddler on the Roof," "Cabaret" and "Wicked." Tony Award-winning singer Debbie Gravitte will be joining the orchestra as well. Kate Remington talked with Todd Ellison about the program and about what makes a hit musical.