BBC – Concert in tribute to the great composer Marvin Hamlisch

LONDON – Ken Bruce presented One Singular Sensation, a concert in tribute to the great composer Marvin Hamlisch. (Friday Dec 7, 2012)-

(Thanks to BBC Concert Orchestra, Larry Blank, Sharon D. Clarke, Louise Dearman, Andrew Playfoot, Capital Voices. Thank you! – The Family of Marvin Hamlisch.

One Singular Sensation –

Marvin Hamlisch

(Read program below)

Duration: 1 hour, 57 minutes

First broadcast:  Fri 07 December 2012

Hamlisch’s musicals include A Chorus Line and They’re Playing My Song, his movie scores include Sophie’s Choice and The Sting, and his popular songs include the classic Bond song Nobody Does It Better and The Way We Were.

The concert was conducted by Marvin’s long-time friend Larry Blank and featured the 60-piece BBC Concert Orchestra, Capital Voices, as well as West End singers Sharon D. Clarke, Louise Dearman and Andrew Playfoot.

West End singers Sharon D. Clarke, Louise Dearman

PROGRAM

One Singular Sensation – Celebrating Marvin Hamlisch

BBC Radio 2 – BBC Concert Orchestra

Friday, February 7th, 2012

The Mermaid Theatre, London

  Guest Artists: 

               Larry Blank, Conductor

               Orchestra Leader: Cynthia Fleming

               Vocals: Sharon D. Clarke

               Vocals: Louise Dearman

               Vocals: Andrew Playfoot

               Choir:   Capital Voices

ACT I

 Intro: One

If You Remember Me

(From film: The Champ)

Vocals: Andrew Playfoot

California Nights

Vocals: Louise Dearman

 Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows

Vocals: Louise Dearman

Through The Eyes of Love

(From film: Ice Castles)

Vocals: Sharon D. Clarke

 The Last Time I Felt Like This

(From film: Same Time Next Year)

Vocals: Louise Dearman, Andrew Playfoot

The Entertainer

(From film: The Sting)

(The music of Scott Joplin adapted by

Marvin Hamlisch for the movie “The Sting”)

They’re Playing My Song

(From Musical: They’re Playing Our Song)

Vocals: Andrew Playfoot

 I Still Believe in Love

(From Musical: They’re Playing Our Song)

Vocals: Sharon D. Clarke

Dreamers

(From Musical: Jean Seberg)

Vocals: Louise Dearman

INTERMISSION

ACT II

 When You’re in My Arms

(From Musical: They’re Playing Our Song)

Vocals: Louise Dearman, Andrew Playfoot, Capital Voices

If He Really Knew Me

(From Musical: They’re Playing Our Song)

Vocals: Sharon D. Clarke, Andrew Playfoot

Movie Scores: Sophie’s Choice

(From film: Sophie’s Choice)

Instrumental – Larry Blank Conducts – The BBC Concert Orchestra

Smile

(From Musical: Smile)

Vocals: Andrew Playfoot, Capital Voices

Come Light the Candles

Vocals: Sharon D. Clarke

Nobody Does It Better

(From Film: The Spy Who Loved Me – James Bond)

Instrumental – Larry Blank Conducts – The BBC Concert Orchestra

 Nothing

(From Musical: A Chorus Line)

Vocals: Louise Dearman

At The Ballet

(From Musical: A Chorus Line)

Vocals: Louise Dearman, Any Skates, Emma Kershaw

What I Did For Love

(From Musical: A Chorus Line)

Vocals: Louise Dearman, Capital Voices

The Way We Were

(From the Film: The Way We Were)

Vocals: Sharon D. Clarke

 BOWS

(Musical notes from “One”)

From Musical A Chorus Line


 

2 comments

  1. Fantastic! Great job. I Hope this will be repeated in the future.
    His music will be with us for generations to come! -- James B -- London