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

26/08/2018

Proms

United KingdomUnited Kingdom 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

United KingdomUnited Kingdom 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

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

05/07/2018

United KingdomUnited Kingdom 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

United KingdomUnited Kingdom 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

United KingdomUnited Kingdom 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

United StatesUnited States 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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Aljaž Škorjanec, Janette Manrara and Company are Absolute Joy in Remembering Fred

09/04/2018

United KingdomUnited Kingdom Various composers, Remembering Fred: Aljaž Škorjanec and Janette Manrara (co-creators and choreography) and Company (Adrian Hansel, Miranda Wilford [featured singers], Charlie Bruce, Aaron Bryan, Scott Coldwell, Alastair Crosswell and Veronica Fulton), Gareth Walker (director and choreographer), Barnaby Dickenson (musical director), London Palladium, 7.4.2018. (JPr)

Janette Manrara, Aljaž Škorjanec and Company in Remembering Fred

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