New York – On December 3, 2013, Sony Masterworks will release the companion soundtrack to NBC’s live broadcast of The Sound of Music, based on the classic stage musical. The three-hour live production, starring Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, will air December 5, 2013.

The Sound of Music

The cast also includes Audra McDonald (Private Practice), who has won five Tony Awards and two Grammys, as Mother Abbess; Stephen Moyer (True Blood), who will play Capt. Georg von Trapp; Tony Award winner Christian Borle (Smash), who will portray von Trapp family friend Max Detweiler; and Tony winner Laura Benanti (Go On),  who will portray Elsa Schrader, the captain’s onetime fiancee.