Bernstein: Wonderful Town
16 Feb 2018
Composer: Leonard Bernstein
Other participants: Sir Simon Rattle, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, London Voices
An enormous success at the time, with a Broadway run of 559 performances, Wonderful Town shows off the talents of Bernstein, Comden and Green, who wrote the songs against the clock in just four weeks. Whether it's jazz, cod-Irish, ragtime, ballad or conga, there's the sound of creativity working at full stretch.