SUNY Oswego to offer “The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein”

The SUNY Oswego music and theatre departments will present the hits of a legendary Broadway songwriting team in “The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein” at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, May 4 and 5, and 2 p.m. Sunday, May 6, in Tyler Hall’s Waterman Theatre.

The evening will feature popular songs from Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II performed by the accomplished vocal quartet SATB, the College Community Orchestra, College Choir, Festival Chorus and SUNY Oswego faculty.

Todd Graber, chair of the college’s music department, will serve as host and vocalist.
Rodgers and Hammerstein formed a distinguished American songwriting team during what was considered the “golden age” of Broadway musicals in the 1940s and 1950s.

Among others, they created “The Sound of Music,” “South Pacific” and “Oklahoma!” and the show will feature songs from those plays and more.

Tickets for “The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein” are available at all SUNY Oswego box office outlets, online at http://tickets.oswego.edu and by phone at 312-2141.
The Tyler Art Gallery’s exhibition “Generations III” will be open prior to the Rodgers and Hammerstein concert, from 7 to 8 p.m. May 4 and 5 and 1 to 2 p.m. May 6.

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