On Broadway with the Atlanta Pops Orchestra
featuring Ryan Silverman
- Mar 2, 2019 | Saturday 7:30PM
This performance is presented as part of the Bernardi Family Pops Series.
About the Atlanta Pops Orchestra:
The orchestra and its musicians play concerts throughout the southeast each year for special events, Community Concert Series and schools and universities. The Pops also accompanies many other performances for celebrity artists on tour, seasonal concerts and National and International business conventions such as L’Oreal and Cessna Aircraft. Orchestra members also play as pit musicians for the Atlanta Broadway Series (including Celtic Woman, Trans Siberian Railroad and Mannheim Steamroller), for Theatre of The Stars, the Atlanta Ballet and the Atlanta Opera as well as many independent groups and regional orchestras.
The current Conductor and Music Director is Dr. Jason Altieri who also serves as Associate Conductor of the Reno, NV Philharmonic and Director of the Orchestra Program at The University of Nevada, Reno.
The Atlanta Pops Orchestra has made recordings, some of which are available on their web site. They have traveled to Taiwan twice, China twice and Japan to perform more than 60 concerts in the past 10 years. The main repertoire is mostly pops music arrangements from movies, Broadway shows, popular tunes and other special arrangements. The Atlanta Pops is a 501(c)3 non-profit Georgia Corporation.
About Ryan Silverman:
RYAN SILVERMAN has 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. Silverman also recently starred in the concert version of West Side Story with the Philadelphia Orchestra and in The Golden Apple at New York's City Center "Encores!"
Other credits include Cry-Baby on Broadway, Finian’s Rainbow (Irish Repertory Theater), and The Most Happy Fella at New York City Opera. He recently made his debut at Papermill, starring in Ken Ludwig’s “A Comedy of Tenors”. Silverman starred as Sky in the first national tour of Mamma Mia!, and Jose in the world premiere of the new musical Carmen at La Jolla Playhouse. Silverman has also played the role of Rapunzel’s Prince in Into The Woods at the MUNY.
Regional credits include Thoroughly Modern Millie (Jimmy), Cinderella (Prince), Grease! (Danny), Hello Dolly! (Cornelius), Assassins (John Wilkes Booth), Sweeney Todd (Anthony), Forever Plaid (Smudge), and Blood Brothers (Eddie Lyons). TV and film stints include: Good Fight, Gossip Girl, The 5 Minarets of New York, Sex and the City 2, and True Blood.
Silverman has performed his club act New York's Café Carlyle in a month-long residency, as well as Feinstein’s at the Regency. Concert performances include with the New York Pops (Carnegie Hall), the Seattle Symphony with Marvin Hamlisch, Philadelphia Orchestra, Philly Pops, Vancouver Symphony, the Cincinnati Pops, Utah Symphony, Houston Symphony, Detroit Symphony, and Edmonton Symphony, among others.