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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)

c. 4.30pm
Bernstein: Symphonic dances from 'West Side story'
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Stefan Solyom (conductor.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Kurt Weill

    Street Scene

    Performer: Nathan Vale (Buchanan) Performer: Paul Curievici (Sam Kaplan) Performer: Geof Dolton (Frank Maurrant) Performer: Paul Featherstone (Mr Kaplan / Sankey / Officer Murphy) Performer: Elena Ferrari (Mrs Maurrant) Performer: Susanna Hurrell (Rose Maurrant) Performer: James McOran-Campbell (Mr Jones/Mr Easter/Vince Jones/City Marshall/Policeman) Performer: John Moabi (Henry/Dick/Policeman) Performer: Kate Nelson (Shirley Kaplan/Mae Jones) Performer: Charlotte Page (Mrs Jones/Nursemaid I) Performer: Paul Reeves (Mr Olsen/Milkman/Ambulance Man/New Tenant) Performer: Simone Sauphanor (Mrs Fiorentino) Performer: Joseph Shovelton (Lippo Fiorentino/Dr Wilson/Assistant Marshall/Fred Cullen) Performer: Harriet Williams (Mrs Olsen/Nursemaid II) Performer: Joanna Foote (Mrs Hildebrand) Performer: Oscar O’Rehilly (Willie Maurrant) Performer: Jordi Fray (Charlie Hildebrand) Performer: Eboni Dixon (Jennie Hildebrand) Performer: Young Vic Chorus Performer: BBC Concert Orchestra Conductor: Keith Lockhart (conductor)

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Symphonic dances from 'West Side story'

    Performer: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Stefan Solyom

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