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Prom 38: The John Wilson Orchestra performs Gershwin

A Prom in which the John Wilson Orchestra celebrates one of the greatest-ever songwriting duos: George and Ira Gershwin. Presented by Petroc Trelawny.

John Wilson returns to the Proms with a programme celebrating one of the greatest song-writing duos of all time: George and Ira Gershwin. On the song-list for tonight, 'Funny Face', 'S'Wonderful', 'Fascinatin' Rhythm' and many more.

Presented by Petroc Trelawny from from the Royal Albert Hall, London, on 13 August 2016.

Louise Dearman
Julian Ovenden
Matthew Ford
Maida Vale Singers
The John Wilson Orchestra
John Wilson, conductor.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Prom 38

    • John Wilson Orchestra conducted by John Wilson

      Overture to Rhapsody in Blue

    • Louise Dearman and Matthew Ford with Maida Vale Singers

      Treat Me Rough

    • Matthew Ford

      You'd Be Hard to Replace

    • Julian Ovenden

      I'll Build a Stairway to Paradise

    • John Wilson Orchestra conducted by John Wilson

      Fascinating Rhythm

    • Louise Dearman

      But Not For Me

    • Matthew Ford and Julian Ovenden

      The Babbitt and the Bromide

    • John Wilson Orchestra with Matthew Ford and Louise Dearman

      Final Ballet from Shall We Dance

    • Louise Dearman and Maida Vale Singers

      Strike Up The Band

    • Matthew Ford

      Funny Face

    • Julian Ovenden

      Love Walked In

    • Matthew Ford

      Let's Kiss and Make Up

    • Julian Ovenden

      In Our United State

    • Maida Vale Singers

      The Swing-Trot

    • Louise Dearman and Matthew Ford

      Long Ago and Far Away

    • Matthew Ford and Julian Ovenden

      'S Wonderful

    • Louise Dearman

      The Man That Got Away

    • John Wilson Orchestra conducted by John Wilson

      An American in Paris Ballet

    • Louise Dearman

      It's A New World

    • Louise Dearman, Julian Ovenden, Matthew Ford and Maida Vale Singers

      Applause, Applause

  • BBC New Generation Artists

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Sonata no. 2 in B flat minor Op.35 for piano

      Performer: Beatrice Rana.
  • BBC Radio 3 Carol Competition 2016 winner

    • Jesse Reeves

      Alleluia! A new voice is come on hand

      Performer: Richard Pearce. Choir: BBC Singers. Conductor: David Hill.
  • BBC New Generation Artists

    • Frédéric Chopin

      Mazurka In A Flat, Op. 17/3

      Performer: Pavel Kolesnikov.
      • Chopin: Mazurkas.
      • 004.

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