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Friday Night at the Proms: Leonard Bernstein - Stage and Screen

The John Wilson Orchestra and vocalists perform a selection of Bernstein's biggest hits from West Side Story, On the Waterfront, Candide and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

A Proms programme celebrating the legendary composer, conductor and pianist Leonard Bernstein. The John Wilson Orchestra is joined by the Maida Vale singers and vocalists Louise Dearman and Julian Ovenden to perform a selection of Bernstein's biggest hits from the likes of West Side Story, On the Waterfront, Candide and 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.

2 hours, 15 minutes

Music Played

  • Leonard Bernstein

    I Feel Like I'm Not Out of Bed Yet / New York - New York

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From On The Town

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Lonely Town / Pas de Deux

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From On The Town

  • Leonard Bernstein

    I Can Cook, Too

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From On The Town

  • Leonard Bernstein

    The President Jefferson Sunday Luncheon Party March

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Take Care of this House

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue

  • Leonard Bernstein

    A Little Bit In Love

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From Wonderful Town

  • Leonard Bernstein

    A Hundred Easy Ways To Lose A Man

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From Wonderful Town

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Symphonic Suite

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From On The Waterfront

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Overture

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From Candide

  • Leonard Bernstein

    I am Easily Assimilated

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From Candide

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Nothing More Than This

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From Candide

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Glitter and Be Gay

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From Candide

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Dance at the Gym

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From West Side Story

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Maria

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From West Side Story

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Officer Krupke

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From West Side Story

  • Leonard Bernstein

    What a Movie

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From Trouble in Tahiti

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Dream with Me

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From Peter Pan

  • Leonard Bernstein

    Make our Garden Grow

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From Candide

  • Leonard Bernstein

    America

    Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.

    From West Side Story

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Petroc Trelawny
Presenter Angel Blue
Producer Helen Mansfield
Director Bridget Caldwell
Conductor John Wilson
Choir Maida Vale Singers
Orchestra John Wilson Orchestra
Singer Louise Dearman
Singer Julian Ovenden

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