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


United KingdomUnited Kingdom 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



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



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


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


United KingdomUnited Kingdom 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


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


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


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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