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Proms 2011 Prom 59: Hooray for Hollywood

Prom 59: Hooray for Hollywood
19:30 Mon 29 Aug 2011 Royal Albert Hall
The Proms goes to the movies with John Wilson and his Orchestra, the Maida Vale Singers and special guests Annalene Beechey, Charles Castronovo, Matthew Ford, Sarah Fox, Caroline O'Connor and Clare Teal in a celebration of the Golden Age of Hollywood film musicals. This event has no seats remaining - check for returns closer to the date or Prom on the day for £5
The Proms goes to the movies with John Wilson and his Orchestra, the Maida Vale Singers and special guests Annalene Beechey, Charles Castronovo, Matthew Ford, Sarah Fox, Caroline O'Connor and Clare Teal in a celebration of the Golden Age of Hollywood film musicals. This event has no seats remaining - check for returns closer to the date or Prom on the day for £5

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About this event

A celebration of the Golden Age of Hollywood film musicals featuring Annalene Beechey, Charles Castronovo, Matthew Ford, Sarah Fox, Caroline O'Connor, Clare Teal, the Maida Vale Singers, John Wilson Orchestra and John Wilson (conductor).

The appearances of John Wilson and his hand-picked, high-octane orchestra have been among the most sensational Proms events of recent years.

Joined by a formidable line-up of today's vocal stars, they give what one critic has described as 'the auditory equivalent of a steam-clean' to another cache of show-stoppers.

'Hooray for Hollywood' takes us from the dawn of the talkies and the birth of the movie musical through to the 1960s. An extended sequence pays special tribute to the RKO films of Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, who was born 100 years ago.

There will be one interval