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Cody Fry performs his sweeping song “Underground” with Ben Rector and the National Symphony Orchestra live at The Kennedy Center.

Written, performed, and orchestrated by Cody Fry

With the National Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Steven Reineke

Filmed live in the Kennedy Center Concert Hall on January 24th, 2023.

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Executive Producers - Regis Vogt & Ben Rosenfield
Director/Director of Photography - Tony Yoon
Assistant Director - Kyle Schick
Lighting Designer - William D’Eugenio
Sound Mixer - Jake Hartsfield
Technical Director - Stella Sharpe
Video Engineer/PTZ Operator - Ayal Subar
PTZ Operator - Brandon Cardley
Steadicam Operator - Tyler Davis
Lead Camera Technician/Assistant Camera: Steadicam - Evan Luzi
Camera Technician/Camera Operator - Harry Oakes
Assistant Camera Technician/Camera Operator - Eric Black
Assistant Camera Technician/Camera Operator - William Webb
Camera Operator - Rick Burks
Camera Operator - Ryan Nichols
Camera Operator - Thea Belle Flanzer

Concert Hall Master Technicians:
Michael Buchman
Paul Johannes
April King
John Ottaviano
Ari Qorb
Max Queen
The New York Pops string section is featured in this American program of folk songs, fiddle tunes, novelty pieces, and film scores conducted by Steven Reineke. Program selections include Aaron Copland’s “Hoe-Down” from Rodeo, George Gershwin’s Lullaby, Scott Joplin’s The Entertainer, arranged by Steven Reineke, and John Williams’ “March of the Resistance” from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This performance was recorded live at the DiMenna Center for Classical Music in May 2021.

As a thank you for your incredible support this past year, we are pleased to dedicate to you this free virtual concert. We are so very grateful for our New York Pops family; this recording would not be possible without you. Until we see you at Carnegie Hall, we hope this will bring you joy!

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Published on Mar 2, 2017
75 musicians from the National Symphony Orchestra perform "Nimrod" from Variations on an Original Theme, Op.36, "Enigma" by Edward Elgar, under the direction of conductor Steven Reineke, during a live broadcast of All Things Considered.

The National Symphony Orchestra is the first orchestra to perform live music on NPR's All Things Considered.

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