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Sondheim's 80th Birthday Celebration

Katie Derham introduces a concert marking the 80th birthday of one of Broadway's great innovators, featuring excerpts from hit shows including A Little Night Music.

Marking the 80th birthday of one of Broadway's great innovators, the first ever all-Sondheim Prom at the Royal Albert Hall. The concert includes excerpts from hit shows A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and Into the Woods performed by a starry cast of leading figures of the opera and theatre worlds with Bryn Terfel, Maria Friedman, Simon Russell Beale and some special guests. Also on stage is the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by David Charles Abel. Introduced by Katie Derham.

2 hours

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Katie Derham
Orchestra BBC Concert Orchestra
Conductor David Charles Abell
Performer Bryn Terfel
Performer Maria Friedman
Performer Simon Russell Beale
Performer Caroline O'Connor
Performer Daniel Evans
Performer Jenna Russell
Performer Julian Ovenden
Director Bridget Caldwell

Broadcast

  • Sat 31 Jul 2010 21:00

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