A Grand Gala of Show Hits
Favourites from the classic shows
The British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
The works of Gilbert and Sullivan, Novello, Lehar, Strauss, Monckton, Romberg, Stolz created some of the most memorable tunes ever written in shows such as
The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, The Gondoliers, The Merry Widow, Die Fledermaus, The Student Prince, The New Moon, The Desert Song, Kings Rhapsody, and The Arcadians to name but a few.
In this Gala concert featuring a Full Orchestra we rediscover firm favourites such as
The Drinking Song and the Serenade (The Student Prince), Vilia and Maxims (The Merry Widow), Charming Weather (The Arcadians), Take a Pair of Sparkling Eyes (The Gondoliers) The Kissing Duet and Here’s a How De Do (The Mikado), Softly as in A Morning Sunrise (The New Moon), Goodbye (The White Horse Inn), The Gondolier Song (A Night in Venice), A Violin began to play (Kings Rhapsody) and waltz of My heart (The Dancing Years) with many many more.
and a chance to hear the Full orchestra perform the Overtures to The Arcadians, Die Fledermaus and The Pirates of Penzance.
a charming concert that will re create the wonderful romantic music of yesteryear which lingers in the soul for ever.
Marilyn Hill Smith – Soprano
Alison Roddy – Soprano
Andrew Forbes Lane – Tenor
Jeremy Peaker – Baritone
Presented (with wit and fun by)