Prom 59 - Loewe, Loesser, Bernstein, Gershwin, Bock, Rodgers, Styne, Herman
Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Petroc Trelawny
The John Wilson Orchestra and a starry cast of soloists present a tribute to the composers and arrangers responsible for creating The Broadway Sound.
After last year's celebration of the Hollywood screen musical, John Wilson and his hand-picked orchestra present a tribute to the composers and arrangers responsible for creating the Broadway Sound. Among them such legendary tunesmiths as Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Vincent Youmans, Richard Rodgers and Frank Loesser. Together with a cast of leading soloists the concert includes excerpts from Show Boat, No No Nanette, On Your Toes, Kiss Me Kate and Annie Get Your Gun.
Loewe: Camelot - The Lusty Month Of May
Loesser: Guys and Dolls - Sue Me
Bernstein: On The Town - Ballet (Imaginary Coney Island)
Gershwin: Porgy & Bess - Bess, You Is My Woman Now
Bock: Fiorello - Little Tin Box
Rodgers: Allegro - Come Home
Bernstein: West Side Story - Balcony Scene
Styne: Funny Girl - Don't Rain On My Parade
Herman arr. Philip J. Lang: Mame - Mame
Maida Vale Singers
John Wilson Orchestra
John Wilson, conductor.