An all-Bernstein concert with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
An all-Bernstein concert with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra of Amsterdam conducted by John Wilson, featuring highlights from West Side Story, Candide and On the Town.
Launching a week of concerts recorded at last year's Robeco SummerNights festival in Amsterdam, an all-Bernstein concert with the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra conducted by John Wilson, featuring some of the best-known numbers from the American stage works including West Side Story, Candide and On The Town, as well as the Suite from his film score On the Waterfront. Plus the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra playing Ravel's Rapsodie espagnole, Poulenc's Concerto for Two Pianos with the brothers Arthur and Lucas Jussen as soloists, and highlights from Prokofiev's ballet Romeo and Juliet.
Presented by Fiona Talkington.
Bernstein: 'On the Town' - New York, New York; Lonely Town; I can cook too
Bernstein: 'Peter Pan' - Dream with me
Bernstein: 'Wonderful Town' - A little bit in love; One hundred easy ways to lose a man
Bernstein: 'On the Waterfront' - Suite
Bernstein: 'Candide' - Overture; I am easily assimilated (Buenos Aires); Nothing more than this; Glitter and be Gay
Bernstein: '1600 Pennsylvania Avenue' - Take care of this house
Bernstein: 'West Side Story' - The Dance at the Gym Blues; Promenade; Mambo; Cha-Cha; Jump; Maria
Bernstein: 'Trouble in Tahiti' - Island Magic
Bernstein: 'Wonderful Town' - Wrong note rag
Bernstein: 'On the Town' - Some other time
Bernstein: 'West Side Story' - Tonight
Scarlett Strallen (soprano)
Kim Criswell (mezzo-soprano)
Julian Ovenden (tenor)
Nadim Naaman (baritone)
Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
Conductor John Wilson
Ravel: Rapsodie espagnole
Poulenc: Concerto for Two Pianos in D major, Op. 61
Prokofiev: 'Romeo and Juliet' - highlights
Arthur Jussen and Lucas Jussen (pianos)
Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra
Conductor Stanislav Kochanovsky.