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Prom 49 - Rogers and Hammerstein

Another chance to hear a Prom in John Wilson and his orchestra perform songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein musicals. Includes Oklahoma!, Carousel and South Pacific.

BBC PROMS 2010

Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Another chance to hear this glorious medley of songs from the evergreen musicals that lyricist Oscar Hammerstein wrote with composer Richard Rodgers, the Waltz king of the musical. Kim Criswell headed the cast at the Royal Albert Hall in August, performing numbers ranging from the ground-breaking scores of Oklahoma! and the dark-themed Carousel, to the family favourites - The King and I and The Sound of Music. Musicals expert John Wilson conducts the lushly-scored movie orchestrations.

Featuring excerpts from Oklahoma!, Carousel, South Pacific, The King and I, Flower Drum Song and
The Sound of Music.

Kim Criswell, Sierra Bogess, Julian Ovenden,
Anna-Jane Casey and Rod Gilfry, vocalists
Maida Vale Singers
John Wilson Orchestra
John Wilson, conductor.

2 hours

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