OCP to present LIVE in Central Park [Revisited]: Simon & Garfunkel May 16
OGDENSBURG -- Ogdensburg Command Performances will present LIVE in Central Park [Revisited]: Simon & Garfunkel, a recreation of the iconic 1981 reunion concert featuring award-winning recording artists Lee Lessack and Johnny Rodgers on May 16.
Curtain time is 7:45 in George Hall Auditorium at Ogdensburg Free Academy; preshow chats will be held one hour before the performance.For tickets, $19 to $43 [discounts for seniors, students, groups of 15 or more, and “Friends”] call 315-393-2625 or visit ILoveTheatre.org.
Lessack and Rodgers will perform all the masterpieces heard on the night that half a million people gathered in Central Park to witness musical history.
The duo revisits the exact set list, a repertoire of lyrical masterpieces that includes “Mrs. Robinson,” “Scarborough Fair,” “Bridge Over Trouble Water,” the “Sound of Silence,” and many more.
This is not an impersonation, but an homage by two exciting and perfectly matched performers who have headlined in venues around the world, said a press release from OCP.
Lee Lessack’s graceful lyric baritone vocals and sophisticated and engaging persona have made him a shining star on the international concert scene, the press release said. Billboard Magazine calls his singing “vocal romanticism of a high order.”
He has toured extensively in the United States and Europe and has released eight recordings since 1995, the latest being Live in Central Park [Revisited]: Simon and Garfunkel! with Johnny Rodgers.
For a full discography, visit: https://tinyurl.com/y7nmndtm