American Musical Theater

July 18, 2020, 4:30 pm

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Rodgers and Hammerstein

The Overture to Cole Porter’s Anything Goes kicks off this ode to American musical theater. Glynis Johns sings, “Send In the Clowns,” from A Little Night Music, and Bette Midler greets us with, “Hello, Dolly!,” among 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)