1:58:36 BBC Proms 2012 John Wilson on Broadway Musicals
Published on Feb 15, 2019
Prom 59: The Broadway Sound
20:00 Mon 27 Aug 2012 Royal Albert Hall
John Wilson and his orchestra pay tribute to the composers who created the ‘Broadway sound’ – with excerpts from favorite shows.
Programme
George Gershwin
Funny Face(6 mins)
Cole Porter
Kiss Me Kate(6 mins)
Another Op’nin’, Another Show, arr. Don Walker
Jerome Kern
Show Boat(14 mins)
Make Believe; Ol’ Man River, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
Richard Rodgers
On Your Toes(9 mins)
Slaughter on Tenth Avenue, arr. Don Walker
Meredith Willson
The Music Man(4 mins)
Ya Got Trouble, arr. Don Walker
Richard Rodgers
The Boys from Syracuse(3 mins)
Falling in Love with Love, arr. Hans Spialek
South Pacific(3 mins)
Younger than Springtime, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
Jerry Ross
The Pajama Game – Seven and a Half Cents(6 mins)
INTERVAL
Frederick Loewe
Camelot(4 mins)
The Lusty Month of May, arr. Robert Russell Bennett and Philip J. Lang
Frank Loesser
Guys and Dolls(3 mins)
Sue Me
The Most Happy Fella(4 mins)
Joey, Joey, Joey, arr. Don Walker
Leonard Bernstein
On the Town(6 mins)
Ballet (Imaginary Coney Island), arr. Hershy Kay
George Gershwin
Porgy and Bess(6 mins)
Bess, You Is My Woman Now
Jerry Bock
Fiorello!(4 mins)
Little Tin Box, arr. Irwin Kostal
Richard Rodgers
Allegro(4 mins)
Come Home, arr. Robert Russell Bennett
Leonard Bernstein
West Side Story(7 mins)
Balcony Scene, arr. Sid Ramin and Irwin Kostal
Jule Styne
Funny Girl(3 mins)
Don’t Rain on My Parade
Jerry Herman
Mame(6 mins)
Mame, arr. Philip J. Lang
Mack & Mabel(6 mins)
Tap Your Troubles Away (Encore)
Performers
John Wilson Orchestra
John Wilson, conductor
Anna-Jane Casey
vocalist
Maida Vale Singers
Sierra Boggess
soprano
Rodney Earl Clarke
bass-baritone
Julian Ovenden
tenor
Seth MacFarlane
baritone
Elizabeth Llewellyn
soprano
Composers
George Gershwin
Cole Porter
Jerome Kern
Richard Rodgers
Meredith Willson
Jerry Ross
Frederick Loewe
Frank Loesser
Leonard Bernstein
Jerry Bock
Jule Styne
Jerry Herman
Category
Music