New York New Year

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20050101

Broadway conductor Eric Stern and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales bring the music of Manhattan vividly to life, in a concert of spellbinding show tunes given earlier this evening at St David's Hall, Cardiff, introduced by Sarah Walker.

Styne: Overture, Gypsy

Bernstein: New York, New York from On the Town *+

Bernstein: My Place from On the Town *+

Bernstein: Something's Coming from West Side Story

Gershwin: Rhapsody for Piano and Orchestra No 2 %

Bernstein: Three Dance Episodes from On the Town

Loesser: Fugue for Tin Horns from Guys and Dolls

Bernstein: Lonely Town from On the Town +

Bernstein: Cool from West Side Story

Sondheim: Broadway Baby from Follies *

H K Gruber: Manhattan Broadcasts

Porter: Take Me Back to Manhattan from The New Yorkers *

Bernstein: What a Waste from Wonderful Town *+

Gershwin: Fascinating Rhythm from Lady be Good

Bernstein: Some Other Time from On the Town *+

Mary Carewe (soprano)c *

Karl Daymond (tenor) +

Brent Barrett (singer)

Peter Jablonski (piano) %

BBC National Orchestra of Wales

Eric Stern (conductor).