Jonathan Swain presents a performance of Kurt Weill's Broadway musical Street Scene, which tells a gritty story of life, love, birth and death in a squalid 1940s Manhattan tenement.
The theatre music season continues with a recent recording of Kurt Weill's 'Broadway Opera' Street Scene which tells a gritty story of life, love, birth and death in a squalid 1940s Manhattan tenement. Presented by Jonathan Swain.
Nathan Vale ..... Buchanan
Paul Curievici ..... Sam Kaplan
Geof Dolton ..... Frank Maurrant
Paul Featherstone ..... Mr Kaplan / Sankey / Officer Murphy
Elena Ferrari ..... Mrs Maurrant
Susanna Hurrell ..... Rose Maurrant
James McOran-Campbell ..... Mr Jones / Mr Easter / Vince Jones / City Marshall / Policeman
John Moabi ..... Henry / Dick / Policeman
Kate Nelson ..... Shirley Kaplan / Mae Jones
Charlotte Page ..... Mrs Jones / Nursemaid 1
Paul Reeves ..... Mr Olsen / Milkman / Ambulance Man / New Tenant
Simone Sauphanor ..... Mrs Fiorentino
Joseph Shovelton ..... Lippo Fiorentino / Dr Wilson / Assistant Marshall / Fred Cullen
Harriet Williams ..... Mrs Olsen / Nursemaid II
Joanna Foote ..... Mrs Hildebrand
Oscar O'Rehilly ..... Willie Maurrant A
Jordi Fray ..... Charlie Hildebrand A
Eboni Dixon. ..... Jennie Hildebrand
Young Vic Chorus
BBC Concert Orchestra
Keith Lockhart (conductor)
Bernstein: Symphonic dances from 'West Side story'
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Stefan Solyom (conductor.