Tuesday, October 12

Line up for Overture: Luminaire Orchestra concert in November

Casting for the Luminaire Orchestra concert at Cadogan Hall on 1 November celebrating all things overture in musical theatre, has been announced. The Orchestra's aim is to recreate the sound you would have heard in the original productions of the  shows.

The evening is to be compèred by broadcaster Charlene White, with an orchestra directed by Alex Parker and led by Emily Davis.

Showcasing 12 of the greatest overtures ever penned, the piece will feature numbers from My Fair Lady, South Pacific, Gypsy, Candide, The Light in the Piazza and new musical The Danish Girl.

Performing on the night will be Millie O'Connell (Rent) presenting "My Man" from Funny Girl, alongside Danielle Fiamanya (The Color Purple), with "The Light in the Piazza" from The Light in the Piazza, Julian Ovenden (South Pacific) with "Nothing More Than This" from Candide, Laura Pitt-Pulford (Flowers for Mrs Harris) with "Stay" from The Danish Girl and Billy Nevers (& Juliet) with "'Til I Hear You Sing" from Love Never Dies. Ovenden and Pitt-Pulford will also perform "Too Many Mornings" from Follies.

 Buy tickets for Overture - the Luminaire Concert

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