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Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra New Year’s Eve Concert
December 31, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Cincinnati Music Hall$25 – $115
Photo credit: Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra website.
The CSO New Year’s Eve Concert features explosive vocalist Ryan Silverman!
Enjoy the Cincinnati Pops’ beloved New Year’s Eve concert with guest conductor Susie Benchasil Seiter guest conducts the Orchestra. Ms. Seiter (who replaces the previously-announced guest conductor Kristin Blodgette) and the Cincinnati Pops will be joined by actor and vocalist Ryan Silverman, best known for his starring roles in Broadway’s Side-Show, Chicago, and The Phantom of the Opera. At the Pops’ New Year’s Eve concert, Mr. Silverman will perform selections from his New York club act, including classic “cocktail hour” hits, such as “Luck Be a Lady”, “Birth of the Blues”, and “So in Love”.
Bid farewell to 2018 inside Cincinnati’s iconic Music Hall as guest vocalist Ryan Silverman brings his smooth and sultry sounds to the Cincinnati Pops. Susie Benchasil Seiter conducts the Orchestra, blending the best of timeless cocktail hour pop (think Frank Sinatra and Nat King Cole) with an upbeat champagne sparkle.
About Guest Conductor Susie Benchasil Seiter
Susie Benchasil Seiter is a prolific conductor and orchestrator for film, television, video games, and live concerts. She recently completed a worldwide orchestra tour as conductor and music director for multiple Grammy-winning Evanescence and Billboard Music Award winner and YouTube sensation, Lindsey Stirling.
Parallel to her active concert career, Ms. Seiter has worked alongside her husband, composer Chad Seiter, conducting and orchestrating his music to many AAA video game titles. Ms. Seiter believes that orchestral music should be shared and celebrated by all generations, and she takes great pride in her contributions as a conductor and orchestrator. Originally from Baltimore, Seiter now calls Los Angeles home, where she lives with Chad and their son Samuel.
About Guest Vocalist Ryan Silverman
Ryan Silverman starred in Side Show on Broadway for which he received a Drama Desk nomination for Best Actor. Other Broadway credits include star turns as Billy Flynn in Chicago and Raoul in The Phantom of the Opera. Silverman received Drama Desk and Drama League nominations for his performance as Giorgio in CSC’s production of Passion. He has appeared at the Kennedy Center as Sir Lancelot alongside Brian Stokes Mitchell in Camelot, and as Terry Connor in Side Show. Internationally, Silverman has starred in the Théâtre du Châtelet’s acclaimed production of Passion, opposite Natalie Dessay, and as Tony in the Olivier-nominated 2008 West End production of West Side Story.