Guy Barker - Conductor
Gary Williams, Cherise Adams-Burnett - Vocalists
When I fall in love, it will be forever... the incomparable voice of Nat King Cole, born 100 years ago this week, came out of Alabama and gently conquered the world.
Mona Lisa, Nature Boy, Let There Be Love - the songs that he made famous have a place in everyone's heart, and they're all here in this deluxe tribute concert from two star vocalists and the full City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.
Includes: Let's Face the Music and Dance - Street Where You Live - Almost Like Being In Love - The Best Thing For You - Unforgettable - Say It Isn't So - Smile - Nature Boy - Walkin' My Baby Back Home - Without A Song - Route 66 - Let There Be Love - The Song Has Ended - A Nightingale Sang In Berkley Square - Stormy Weather - Stay As Sweet As You Are - Pick Yourself Up - Ballerina Dance - Just One Of Those Things - Mona Lisa
The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra is the flagship of musical life in Birmingham and the West Midlands - and one of the world's great orchestras. Based in Symphony Hall, it gives over 130 concerts each year in Birmingham, the UK and around the world, playing music that ranges from classics to contemporary, film music and even disco. At its centre is a team of 90 superb professional musicians, and a 95-year tradition of making the world's greatest music.cbso.co.uk
Symphony Hall opened in 1991 to public and critical acclaim. With its world class acoustics and stunning auditorium it is considered to be the UK's finest concert hall and one of the best in the world. Symphony Hall presents prestigious international orchestras and is also home to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Complementing the classical programme is the best in jazz, world music, folk, rock, pop and stand-up comedy.www.thsh.co.uk/
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Town Hall Symphony Hall
Date: 18 May Time: 20:00