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BBC Concert Orchestra - West End and Broadway Winners

Live from the Watford Colosseum

Presented by Elizabeth Robertson

As part of the European Broadcasting Union's 'Stage and Screen' series the BBC Concert Orchestra compare and contrast songs from Broadway and London's West End from the 1950s and 60s. Presented by music theatre star Elizabeth Robertson, live from the Watford Colosseum.

Styne Overture Gypsy
Sondheim Comedy tonight (A funny thing happened on the way to the Forum)
Bernstein Tonight (West Side Story)
Bart As long as he needs me (Oliver)
Lerner and Loewe How to handle a woman (Camelot)
Willson Till there was you (The Music Man)
Lerner and Loewe On the street where you live (My fair lady)
Bacharach Overture and title song Promises Promises
Bernstein Maria (West Side Story)
Loesser Standing on the corner (The Most Happy Fella)
Bernstein A quiet girl (Wonderful town)
Johnson When does the ravishing begin (Lock up your daughters)
Herman Put on your Sunday best (Hello Dolly)

8.15: INTERVAL

Lloyd Webber Overture Jesus Christ Superstar
Coleman The rhythm of life (Sweet Charity)
Lerner and Loewe I could have danced all night (My Fair Lady)
Wilson Won't you charleston with me (The Boyfriend)
Lerner and Loewe The Ascott Gavotte (My Fair Lady)
Rodgers and Hammerstein The Sound of Music Medley
Willson Seventy six trombones (The Music Man)
Ornadel If I ruled the world (Pickwick)
Bricusse and Newley What kind of fool am I? (Stop the world I want to get off)
Schmidt Is it really me (110 in the shade)
Styne I'm the greatest star (Funny Girl)
Bernstein Make our garden grow (Candide)

Annalene Beechey
Anna Jane Casey
Tim Howar
Graham Bickley
Maida Vale Singers
BBC Concert Orchestra
Richard Balcombe, conductor.

Release date:

2 hours, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 18 Mar 2013 19:30

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