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Prom 35: John Wilson conducts Oklahoma!

John Wilson conducts 'Oklahoma!', Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1943 hit musical.

John Wilson conducts 'Oklahoma!', Rodgers and Hammerstein's 1943 hit musical

Presented by Petroc Trelawny from the Royal Albert Hall, London.

Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II: Oklahoma!

Aunt Eller - Belinda Lang
Curly - Nathaniel Hackmann
Laurey - Scarlett Strallen
Will Parker - Robert Fairchild
Jud Fry - David Seadon-Young
Ado Annie - Lizzy Connolly
Ali Hakim - Marcus Brigstocke
John Wilson Orchestra, conductor John Wilson

Bursting not just with tunes but emotions, Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma! brought new dramatic depth to the Broadway musical. John Wilson and his orchestra bring their signature energy and swagger to this much-loved classic.

3 hours

Music Played

  • Richard Rodgers

    Oklahoma! (Part 1) (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Richard Rodgers

    Oklahoma! (Part 2) (Proms 2017)

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Bernard Trafford

    Sir Christemas

    Choir: BBC Singers. Singer: Olivia Robinson. Conductor: David Hill.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Intermezzo in B flat minor, Op.117 No.2

    Performer: Julius Katchen.
    • DECCA.
  • Post-concert

    • George Gershwin

      It Ain't Necessarily So (From Porgy and Bess)

      Performer: Louis Armstrong. Singer: Ella Fitzgerald.
      • VERVE.
  • Matthew Herbert

    The Boat That Brought Me

    Performer: Matthew Herbert. Performer: Arian Sadr. Lyricist: Azita Ghahreman. Singer: Heidi Vogel.
    • The New European Songbook.

Credit

Role Contributor
Performer BBC Concert Orchestra

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