A Superb Concert Performance of West Side Story at the BBC Proms

13/08/2018

Proms

PROM 38 – Bernstein, West Side Story (concert version): Soloists, students from ArtsEd and Mountview, John Wilson Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor). Royal Albert Hall, London, 11.8.2018. (CC)

Cast of West Side Story at the BBC Proms, John Wilson Orchestra & John Wilson (conductor)
(c) BBC/Chris Christodoulou

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The Full Monty – Bernstein’s Mass at Lincoln Center’s Mostly Mozart Festival

21/07/2018

2018 Mostly Mozart Festival – Bernstein, Mass: Soloists, Concert Chorale of New York, Young People’s Chorus of New York City, Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra / Louis Langrée (conductor), Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall, New York, 18.7.2018. (RP)

Nmon Ford (Celebrant) & dancers in Bernstein’s Mass at the 2018 Mostly Mozart Festival
© Richard Termine

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Thanks to Barry Humphries and Meow Meow Weimar Germany’s Silenced Voices are Heard Once More

13/07/2018

Various compoers, Barry Humphries’ Weimar Cabaret: Barry Humphries (conférencier/voice), Meow Meow (cabaret artist), Satu Vänskä (musical director/voice), Aurora Orchestra, Barbican Theatre, London, 12.7.2018. (JPr)

Barry Humphries and Meow Meow

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Kelli O’Hara’s Anna is the Glory of The King and I Revival at the London Palladium

05/07/2018

Rodgers and Hammerstein’s The King and I: London Palladium, 4.7.2018. (JPr)

The King and I Ken Watanabe (King of Siam) & Kelli OHara (Anna) (c) Matthew Murphy

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Go to the London Coliseum to ‘Brush Up Your Shakespeare’ with Opera North’s Kiss Me, Kate

21/06/2018

Cole Porter, Kiss Me, Kate: Soloists, Chorus and Orchestra of Opera North / James Holmes (conductor), London Coliseum, 20.6.2018. (JPr)

Opera North’s Kiss Me, Kate (c) Tristram Kenton

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Michael Ball’s Masterclass in ENO’s Chess at the London Coliseum

03/05/2018

Chess (Music by Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus and Lyrics by Tim Rice): Company of Chess, ENO Chorus and Orchestra / John Rigby (conductor). London Coliseum, 1.5.2018. (JPr)

Tim Howar Michael Ball & Cedric Neal (rear) in Chess (c) Brinkhoff Mogenburg

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From London, New Jesus Christ Superstar Shows Lloyd Webber at His Most Powerful

03/05/2018

Lloyd Webber, Jesus Christ Superstar: Soloists, Chorus, Lyric Opera of Chicago / Tom Deering (conductor), Civic Opera House, Chicago. 28.4.2018. (JLZ)

Heath Saunders (Jesus) & Jo Lampert (Mary Magdalene) (c) Todd Rosenberg

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David Hare’s Glyndebourne Origin Story Fails to Hit any High Notes

13/04/2018

David Hare, The Moderate Soprano: Duke of York’s Theatre, London, 11.4.2018. (JPr)

Cast of David Hare’s The Moderate Soprano (c) Johan Persson

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