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Prom 30: The Warner Brothers Story

From the Royal Albert Hall, another chance to hear The Warner Brothers Story with the John Wilson Orchestra and the Maida Vale Singers and soloists, conducted by John Wilson.

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

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.

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    The Sea Hawk

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

    We're in the money (42nd Street - musical)

    Singer: Louise Dearman. Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Sigmund Romberg

    Desert Song

    Singer: Mikaela Bennett. Singer: Matt Ford. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Max Steiner

    The Treasure of the Sierra Madre (excerpts)

    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 (The Music Man)

    Singer: Matt Ford. Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Harold Arlen

    Blues in the Night

    Singer: Matt Ford. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Bronislau Kaper

    Auntie Mame

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

    'The Man that Got Away' (A Star is Born)

    Singer: Louise Dearman. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Harold Arlen

    'Gotta Have Me Go with You' (A Star is Born)

    Singer: Louise Dearman. Singer: Matt Ford. Singer: Patrick Smyth. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Frederick Loewe

    'Get Me to the Church on Time' (My Fair Lady)

    Singer: Matt Ford. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Jule Styne

    Overture (from the film "Gypsy")

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

    Now, Voyager (excerpts)

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

    The Deadwood Stage (from Calamity Jane)

    Singer: Louise Dearman. Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Jule Styne

    It's Magic (from the film "Romance on the high seas")

    Singer: Mikaela Bennett. Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Alex North

    A Streetcar Named Desire (excerpts)

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

    'If ever I would leave you' (from the film "Camelot")

    Singer: Matt Ford. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Henry Mancini

    The Days of Wine and Roses

    Singer: Matt Ford. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold

    Tomorrow, Op. 33

    Singer: Kate Lindsey. Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Frederick Loewe

    I Could Have Danced All Night (from My Fair Lady)

    Singer: Mikaela Benett. Choir: Maida Vale Singers. Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • John Williams

    Harry's wondrous world (from the film "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone")

    Orchestra: John Wilson Orchestra. Conductor: John Wilson.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    The Nutcracker, Act II: Trepak (Russian Dance)

    Orchestra: Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor: Semyon Bychkov.
    • PHILIPS.

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