Bernstein’s Candide Triumphs at the Liceu

21/10/2018

Bernstein, Candide (concert version): Liceu Chorus and Orchestra /John DeMain (conductor), Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona, 18.10.2018. (JMI)

Meghan Picerno and Paul Appleby in Candide © A. Bofill

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Comedy in Music from Rainer Hersch’s Entertaining Memories of Victor Borge

16/10/2018

Rainer’s Hersch’s Victor Borge: Rainer Hersch with Danny Driver (piano), Laura Ruhl Vidal (soprano). Cadogan Hall, London, 12.10.2018. (JPr)

Rainer Hersch © Hans Staartjes

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Weathering the Storm: Zeller’s Mystery Provides More Questions than Answers

14/10/2018

Florian Zeller, The Height of the Storm (translated by Christopher Hampton): Wyndham’s Theatre, London. 7.10.2018. (CSa)

Jonathan Pryce & Eileen Atkins in The Height of the Storm (c) Tristram Kenton

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‘For One Brief Shining Moment’ LMTO and a Wonderful Cast Bring Camelot to the Palladium

08/10/2018

LMTO – Lerner and Loewe’s Camelot: Soloists, London Music Theatre Chorus and Orchestra / Freddie Tapner (conductor). London Palladium. 6.10.2018. (JPr)

Cast, Chorus and Orchestra of LMTO’s Camelot (c) Lidia Crisafulli

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John Wilson’s On the Town with Talented Cast and Outstanding LSO is a Worthy Tribute to Bernstein

26/08/2018

Proms

Prom 57 – On the Town (Music by Leonard Bernstein, Book and Lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green) concert performance: Soloists, Students from ArtsEd, London Symphony Orchestra / John Wilson (conductor), Royal Albert Hall, London, 25.8.2018. (JPr)

Finale of On the Town at the BBC Proms (c) BBC/Mark Allan.

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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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