Tag Archives | Cadogan Hall

LMTO presents Candide with Rob Houchen in title role

The London Musical Theatre Orchestra will return to Cadogan Hall next month with Leonard Bernstein and Hugh Wheeler’s Candide. Previewing next year’s Bernstein centenary celebrations, the LMTO’s concert presentation of Candide will feature Rob Houchen (Les Misérables, Titanic) in the title role. Candide follows on from the LMTO’s critically-acclaimed concert versions of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s […]

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Sondheim: Smiles of a Summer Night – Cadogan Hall

Sondheim: Smiles of a Summer Night at the Cadogan Hall, London. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Two hours of nothing but Sondheim with an orchestra of 33, eight gifted soloists, 11 backing singers and 24 examples of his finest work – no wonder there were plenty of Smiles of a Summer […]

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Sondheim concert at Cadogan Hall – Lucy Schaufer on making a personal connection to the music

On Sunday 4 June, Grammy Award winner, mezzo soprano LUCY SCHAUFER, will be bringing both her operatic and musical theatre talents to London’s Cadogan Hall, where she will perform in Sondheim: Smiles of a Summer Night. The concert, with direction from Alastair Knights, celebrates the music and lyrics of Stephen Sondheim. The 33-piece Alex Parker […]

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The Color Purple – all-star cast to perform in one-off concert

An all-star West End cast will perform one night only concert version of The Color Purple at London’s Cadogan Hall on Sunday 21 May. The Color Purple tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of a woman who, through love, finds the strength to triumph over adversity and discover her unique voice in the world. The […]

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State Fair – London Musical Theatre Orchestra – Cadogan Hall

State Fair at the Cadogan Hall, London. Star rating: five stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ A pre-concert announcement often signals something unfortunate but not in this instance! Conductor Freddie Tapner of the London Musical Theatre Orchestra (making its debut) told us that what we were about to hear was a concert version of the much-loved film State […]

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The Hired Man – Cadogan Hall

The Hired Man at the Cadogan Hall, London. Star rating: three stars ★ ★ ★ ✩ ✩ The Hired Man, the 1984 love-child of Howard Goodall and Melvyn Bragg, is based on the latter’s 1969 novel, a semi-biographical account of his grandfather Harry Bragg’s life – one of millions of men caught between the poverty-stricken […]

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Some Enchanted Evening – Cadogan Hall, London

Some Enchanted Evening continues until 20 August at the Cadogan Hall, London. Star rating: four stars ★ ★ ★ ★ ✩ Spanning over 60 years, the career of composer Richard Rodgers, in his partnerships with Lorenz Hart and Oscar Hammerstein II, is celebrated by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, a choir from Arts Educational Schools, […]

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Interview – Michael Xavier on Richard Rodgers tribute, Some Enchanted Evening

This week West End leading man MICHAEL XAVIER will join Ruthie Henshall, Lesley Garrett and Gary Wilmot in Some Enchanted Evening, a series of concerts at Cadogan Hall celebrating the timeless music of Broadway legend Richard Rodgers. Presented by Garrett, the four performances running from 18 August until 20 August will feature the four vocalists […]

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The Hired Man – Jenna Russell and John Owen-Jones lead cast

Jenna Russell and John Owen-Jones will take centrestage in this September’s special concert presentation of Howard Goodall and Melvyn Bragg’s The Hired Man at London’s Cadogan Hall. Russell (Merrily We Roll Along, Sunday in the Park With George) will star opposite John Owen-Jones (Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera) in the roles of John and Emily in […]

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Garrett and Henshall lead Rodgers tribute at Cadogan Hall

The timeless music of Richard Rodgers will be celebrated with a short series of special performances at London’s Cadogan Hall this summer. Hosted by Lesley Garrett and starring Ruthie Henshall and special guests, Some Enchanted Evening is a musical tribute to the multi award-winning stage and screen composer. Each of the four performances between 18 and […]

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Sweet Charity concert – Denise Van Outen and Michael Xavier lead cast

London’s Cadogan Hall presents the concert version of Sweet Charity with musical theatre performers Denise Van Outen, Michael Xavier, Kimberley Walsh and Kerry Ellis (Wednesday 19 August to Saturday 22 August 2015). The soloists are joined by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and Arts Ed Chorale, under musical director Richard Balcombe. The creative team is completed by stage director Paul Foster and choreographer Matt Flint. Sweet Charity, with music by Cy Coleman […]

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Kim Criswell and Wayne Marshall – Cadogan Hall

Kim Criswell and Wayne Marshall performed A Celebration of the American Broadway Songbook at the Cadogan Hall, London. Star rating: 4 stars ★ ★ ★ ★ The incomparable duo of singer Kim Criswell and pianist Wayne Marshall gave their first London concert in a decade before a packed house at London’s Cadogan Hall as part of Cadogan Swings! […]

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