An Evening with Kelli O’Hara
Naples Philharmonic Pops
Jack Everly, principal pops conductor
Kelli O’Hara, vocalist
Kelli O’Hara is a star of both stage and screen. From her Tony Award-winning and Grammy-nominated portrayal of Anna Leonowens in The King and I to a wide variety of other Broadway, opera, television and film credits, the actress and vocalist has established herself as one of the greatest leading ladies on Broadway and beyond. Enjoy a powerful performance by one of the best in the business as Kelli O’Hara joins Jack Everly and the Naples Philharmonic for an evening of classic and contemporary Broadway hits.
The Naples Philharmonic Pops series is generously endowed by Mike and Anne Armstrong.
Jack Everly’s appearance as Principal Pops Conductor is generously endowed by John W. and Jeanne M. Rowe.
Kelli O’Hara recently received her first Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Short Form Comedy or Drama Series for her portrayal of Katie Bonner in the hit web series The Accidental Wolf. On Broadway, her portrayal of Anna Leonowens in the critically acclaimed revival of The King and I garnered her the 2015 Tony® Award for Best Leading Actress in a Musical, along with Grammy®, Drama League and Outer Critics Circle award nominations.
O’Hara’s concerts have gained international acclaim, spanning from New York’s Carnegie Hall all the way to Tokyo. She is a frequent performer on PBS’s live telecasts and the Kennedy Center Honors. Along with two Grammy® Award nominations, her solo albums, Always and Wonder in the World, are available on Ghostlight Records.
Founded in 1982, the Naples Philharmonic normally performs over 140 orchestral and chamber concerts, as well as opera and ballet, education, community and special event concerts from September through June each year.
Meet the Musicians
Principal Pops Conductor Meet Jack
Associate Conductor Meet Radu
Jack Everly is the principal pops conductor of the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, the Naples Philharmonic and the National Arts Centre Orchestra (Ottawa). He has conducted the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl, the New York Pops at Carnegie Hall, the San Francisco Symphony and numerous appearances with The Cleveland Orchestra at Blossom Music Center.
Celebrating his 12th anniversary as music director of the National Memorial Day Concert and A Capitol Fourth on PBS, Jack proudly leads the National Symphony Orchestra in these patriotic celebrations on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. These concerts attract hundreds of thousands of attendees on the lawn, and the broadcasts reach millions of viewers and are some of the highest-rated programming on PBS television.