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Prom 30: The Warner Brothers Story

Live Proms from the Royal Albert Hall the Warner Brothers Story with the John Wilson Orchestra and the Maida Vale Singers and soloists, conducted by John Wilson.

Live at BBC Proms: the John Wilson Orchestra, the Maida Vale Singers and John Wilson in the Warner Brothers Story with works by Korngold, Warren, Romberg, Steiner, Tiomkin, Willson, Loewe, Arlen, Styne, among others. Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London Presented by Petroc Trelawny

Erich Wolfgang Korngold: The Sea Hawk - overture
Harry Warren: Gold Diggers of 1933 - We're in the money
Sigmund Romberg: The Desert song - title song
Max Steiner: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre - suite
Dimitri Tiomkin: The Old Man and the Sea - suite, 1st mvt
Meredith Willson: The Music Man - Seventy-Six Trombones
Harold Arlen: Blues in the Night - title song
Bronislav Kaper: Auntie Mame - main title
Harold Arlen: A Star is Born - Gotta Have Me Go With You
Harold Arlen: A Star is Born - The Man That Got Away
Frederick Loewe: My Fair Lady - Get Me to the Church on Time

c. 20.25 INTERVAL: Proms Plus Talk: a discussion of some of the great film scores being played tonight, with Matthew Sweet, David Benedict and Pamela Hutchinson

c. 20:50 Jule Styne: Gypsy - overture
Max Steiner: Now, Voyager - suite
Sammy Fain: Calamity Jane - The Deadwood Stage (Doris Day tribute)
Jule Styne: Romance in the High Seas - It's Magic
Alex North: A Streetcar Named Desire- main title
Frederick Loewe: Camelot - if Ever I Would Leave You
Henry Mancini: The Days of Wine and Roses
Erich Wolfgang Korngold: The Constant Nymph - Tomorrow

Mikaela Bennett (singer) Louise Dearman (singer) Kate Lindsey (singer) Matt Ford (singer) Maida Vale Singers John Wilson Orchestra John Wilson (conductor)

Ten years since their first Proms appearance together, John Wilson and the John Wilson Orchestra present an evening of sumptuous technicoloured scores from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema. With music from films including The Sea Hawk, The Constant Nymph, Calamity Jane, A Streetcar Named Desire and Harry Potter.

14 days left to listen

2 hours, 59 minutes

Music Played

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    The Sea Hawk

    Conductor: John Wilson. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Harry Warren

    We're in the money

    Performer: Louise Dearman. Choir: Maida Vale Singers.
  • Sigmund Romberg

    The Desert Song

    Performer: Matthew Ford. Performer: Mikaela Bennett. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Max Steiner

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Dimitri Tiomkin

    The Old Man and the Sea

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Meredith Willson

    Seventy-Six Trombones

    Performer: Matt Ford. Choir: Maida Vale Singers.
  • Bronislau Kaper

    Auntie Mame

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Harold Arlen

    Blues in the Night

    Singer: Matthew Ford. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Bronislau Kaper

    Auntie Mame

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Harold Arlen

    A Star is Born - 'Gotta Have Me Go with You'

    Performer: Louise Dearman. Performer: Matthew Ford.
  • Harold Arlen

    A Star is Born - 'The Man that Got Away'

    Performer: Louise Dearman. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Frederick Loewe

    My Fair Lady (excerpts)

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Choir: Maida Vale Singers.
  • Jule Styne

    Gypsy Overture

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Max Steiner

    Now, Voyager (excerpts)

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Sammy Fain

    The Deadwood Stage

    Performer: Louise Dearman. Choir: Maida Vale Singers.
  • Jule Styne

    It's Magic

    Performer: Mikaela Bennett. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Alex North

    A Streetcar Named Desire (excerpts)

    Conductor: John Wilson. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Frederick Loewe

    Camelot (excerpts)

    Performer: Matt Ford. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Henry Mancini

    The Days of Wine and Roses

    Performer: Matt Ford. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Tomorrow

    Performer: Kate Lindsey. Choir: Maida Vale Singers.
  • Frederick Loewe

    I Could Have Danced All Night

    Performer: Mikaela Bennett. Choir: Maida Vale Singers.
  • John Williams

    Harry Potter Suite - Harry's Wondrous World

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • André Previn

    Tango Song and Dance

    Performer: André Previn. Performer: Anne‐Sophie Mutter.
    • DG.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Piano Trio No 1 in B major, Op 8 (1st mvt)

    Performer: André Previn. Performer: Viktoria Mullova. Performer: Heinrich Schiff.
    • Beethoven: Archduke Trio: Previn, Mullova, Schiff.
    • Philips.
    • 1.

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