"Mr. de Haas’s show, a thrilling demonstration that the pop-soul tradition to which he belongs has not retreated to the margins of black mainstream music for lack of voices. The quality that most distinguishes Mr. de Haas from his forerunners is his unguarded emotionality and eagerness to dive deep into a song and carry it as far as it will let him." read full review
Baylor Heatlh Care Corporate Event
Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall
The Musical Journey of Stephen Schwartz
May 11 & 12
Pops, Patriots and Fireworks
"Duke Ellington and Billy Strayhorn were joined at the musical hip, producing great tunes for the Duke Ellington big band. Ellington expert Darius de Haas and Manhattan Transfer's Janis Siegel sing and scat their way through the Ellington Songbook. Jamie Bernstein fills in the historical background with little-known stories about Harlem's golden age of jazz. Michael Barrett leads the Orchestra of St. Luke's in many of the Duke's original charts."
Aug. 2 & 3
Guest vocalists Capathia Jenkins and Darius de Haas present an evening of smooth grooves, easy rhythms and timeless top 40 hits of this iconic genre. Hear music from the kings and queens of classic soul, including Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight, Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye.
Oct. 4, 5 & 6