American Musical Theater

January 5, 2019, 4:30 pm

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Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II on the set of the CBS broadcast of Cinderella, 1957—with Julie Andrews rehearsing for the title role. (Photo: Photo Archive / Getty)

The Overture to Cole Porter’s Anything Goes kicks off 2019. Glynis Johns sings, “Send In the Clowns,” from A Little Night Music, and Bette Midler greets the new year with, “Hello, Dolly!,” amongst much more to be heard in this all-Broadway program.


“Overture” from Anything Goes by Cole Porter
London Symphony Orchestra; John McGlinn, conductor
(London 1988. EMI 6 98339 2)

“So In Love” from Kiss Me, Kate by Cole Porter
Patricia Morison, singer; Orchestra; Pembroke Davenport, conductor
(New York 1959. EMI ANGEL ZDM 0777 7 64760 2 5)

“Younger Than Springtime” from South Pacific by Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein
Matthew Morrison, singer; Orchestra; Ted Sperling, conductor
(New York 2008. MASTERWORKS BROADWAY 88697‐30457‐2)

“Send In the Clowns” from A Little Night Music by Stephen Sondheim
Glynis Johns, singer; Orchestra; Harold Hastings, conductor
(New York 1973. SONY SK 65284)

“Hello, Dolly!” from Hello, Dolly! by Jerry Herman
Bette Midler, singer; Chorus and Orchestra; Andy Einhorn, conductor
(New York 2017. MASTERWORKS BROADWAY 88985 40592 2)