Afternoon on 3: The Great American Songbook Afternoon on 3: The Great American Songbook

Afternoon on 3: The Great American Songbook

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14:00 Dé Céadaoin 4 Noll 2013 The Mermaid, London

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Join the BBC Concert Orchestra, their Conductor Laureate Barry Wordsworth and BBC Radio 3 New Generation artist Kitty Whately as they celebrate the Great American Songbook.

Hear avant-garde composer, pianist, author and inventor George Antheil's ‘American' Symphony alongside Aaron Copland's popular suite from his music to Appalachian Spring and Sir Richard Rodney Bennett's orchestral version of the Lilliburlero Variations.

Kitty Whately joins the orchestra to perform favourites from the Great American Songbook including songs by Rodgers and Hammerstein, Cole Porter and Jerome Kern from Carousel, The King and I, Kiss Me Kate and Show Boat.

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