John Wilson Orchestra Biography (Wikipedia)
The John Wilson Orchestra was formed by British orchestral conductor John Wilson in 1994. It is a symphonic orchestra that includes a big jazz band. It performs the original arrangements of MGM musicals and the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The orchestra has performed annually in The Proms summer festival since 2009.
- Harry's Wondrous World (excerpt) from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone composed by John Williamshttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p07k9qkp.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p07k9qkp.jpg2019-08-10T15:07:00.000ZPerformed by the John Wilson Orchestra at the BBC Proms 2019.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p07k9p97
Harry's Wondrous World (excerpt) from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone composed by John Williams
- The John Wilson Orchestra – highlights from The Warner Brothers Story Promhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p07k9pwq.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p07k9pwq.jpg2019-08-10T14:48:00.000ZA montage of wonderful moments from the John Wilson Orchestra at the BBC Proms 2019https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p07k9nz8
The John Wilson Orchestra – highlights from The Warner Brothers Story Prom
- Highlights mix from Bernstein's West Side Storyhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06h8jmx.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p06h8jmx.jpg2018-08-12T15:28:00.000ZWest Side Story bursts with sensual rhythms and big-hearted melodies. This performance features a top-flight cast.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p06h8hvw
Highlights mix from Bernstein's West Side Story
- Best bits from Oklahoma! (2017)https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05c5kz8.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p05c5kz8.jpg2017-08-11T19:00:00.000ZRodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! brought new dramatic depth to the Broadway musical. With John Wilson and his orchestra and their signature energy and swagger.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p05c5k9v
Best bits from Oklahoma! (2017)
- John Wilson chats to Steve Wrighthttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01kvzyb.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p01kvzyb.jpg2013-11-04T16:15:00.000ZJohn Wilson talks about his orchestra and the enduring appeal of Hollywood musicals.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p01kvzyh
John Wilson chats to Steve Wright
John Wilson Orchestra Tracks
Past BBC Events
Proms 2019: Prom 30: The Warner Brothers Story
Proms 2019: Prom 29: The Warner Brothers Story
Proms 2018: Prom 39: West Side Story
Proms 2018: Prom 38: West Side Story
Proms 2017: Prom 35: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma!
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