Musicals, Musicals

Nova Music and Architecture
Data wydarzenia
Concert Hall CKK Jordanki
50/60 PLN

The concert will be held as a part of the 25th International Festival “Nova Music and Architecture” - Toruń, Kuyavian-Pomeranian 2021

Edyta Krzemień - vocal
Damian Aleksander – vocal
Toruń Symphony Orchestra
Sławomir Chrzanowski - conductor

Przemysław Draheim - introduction

Programme: among others: G. Gershwin, K. Weilla, M. Sandricha, G. Millera


Love on Broadway or musicals, musicals. They began to gain popularity with such titles as the American Show Boat by O. Hammerstein II and J. Kern from 1927 and the European Dreigroschenoper (The Threepenny Opera) to a text by B. Brecht with music by K. Weil from 1928. Thus, the genre was born on both continents – in the United States and in Europe almost simultaneously. Later, it developed at an astonishingly fast pace, gaining an ever wider circle of fans. No wonder. These stories stay in our memory and in our hearts because they tell the truth about us. They are about people who make choices, face adversities, love and want to be loved. Isn’t that what A. L. Webber's The Phantom of the Opera (1986) is about – a story of love and rejection which moves and provokes reflections?  It also has a sequel in yet another musical by Webber titled Love Never Dies. There are other stories as well: Evita (1976), a musical biography of Eva Perón-Duarte with the famous hit song Don’t cry for me Argentina, and Cats (1981) with poetry by T.S. Eliot and the well-known musical standard – Memory. Grease (1971) by J. Jacobs and W. Casey tells the story of the times of moral change, shows the resounding voice of the young generation and captures the birth of rock and roll. The musical Jekyll&Hyde (1990) by F. Wildhorn tells the story of a man with two faces, the struggle between good and evil, the dark side of human nature and love that conquers all. The story of love to the grave is told in a French musical Roméo et Juliette, de la Haine à l'Amour (Romeo and Juliette, from hate to love) (2001) by G. Presgurvic based on the play by W. Shakespeare. During the concert we will also hear fragments from the all-time classic – a musical based on the timeless novel by W. Hugo - Les Miserables (1980) by C. M. Schönberg and the wonderful song New York, New York (1977) by J. Kander from Martin Scorsese’s film of the same title; a song that we know from exquisite interpretations of Liza Minnelli, Frank Sinatra and more. Who hasn’t heard of the famous Singing in the Rain (1952) – this musical romantic comedy reached number 20 on the list of film hits. The programme also includes the songs Fiddle Faddle (1947) by L. Anderson and You raise me up (2002) by R. Løvland. 

dr Aneta Derkowska 

There is no intermission in the concert.
The event will take place in accordance with current recommendations and guidelines.

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