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Sondheim at 80 - Part 1

BBC Proms, 2010 Season, Prom 19 Episode 1 of 2

45 minutes
First broadcast:
Saturday 31 July 2010


Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London

Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

Sondheim at 80

In celebration of Stephen Sondheim's unique talents a star-studded cast performs songs from some of his best-loved shows. Bryn Terfel is the demon barber of Fleet Street and he's joined by Maria Freedman, Simon Russell Beale, Julian Ovenden, Caroline O'Connor, Daniel Evans and Jenna Russell, with a special guest appearance from Dame Judi Dench. David Charles Abell conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra, aspiring young performers supported by the BBC Performing Arts Fund, and a specially formed BBC Proms Sondheim Ensemble.

Sondheim: Selections from The Frogs, Follies, Sunday In The Park With George, Into The Woods and A Little Night Music.

Bryn Terfel, Maria Friedman, Simon Russell Beale, Dame Judi Dench
Julian Ovenden, Caroline O'Connor, Daniel Evans & Jenna Russell, vocalists
BBC Proms Sondheim Ensemble
BBC Performing Arts Fund Singers
BBC Concert Orchestra
David Charles Abell, conductor.


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