The Young People’s Chorus of New York City Win a New York Emmy® Award

By Afton Wooten
(Photo credit: Young People’s Chorus of New York City)

The Young People’s Chorus of New York City’s holiday special, “Topsy Turvy New York” has won a New York Emmy® Award.

At the 66th Annual New York Emmy® Awards gala the choir took home the award in the “Children/Youth (12 and under) – Short or Long Form Content” category. “Topsy Turvy New York” debuted in 2022 at ALL ARTS, a New York Emmy-winning arts and culture hub.

Under the direction of the Young People’s Chorus of New York City’s Artistic Director/Founder Francisco J. Núñez and Creative Director Elizabeth Núñez, the holiday special is set to an original story by author James Patterson and co-written by author and lyricist Susan DiLallo and author Richard DiLallo. The production is a musical journey of holiday classics from around the world and captures the relief and joy of young people as they emerged from the pandemic. It was filmed at various locations throughout New York City, to reflect the diversity of both the choristers and the city it represents.

“Topsy Turvy New York” is streaming nationwide on the free ALL ARTS app.