Friday Night is Music Night: Commonwealth Games > Concert Cast


Recording Details

Date
July 15, 2014
Type
Noncommercial Audio / Radio Cast
Method
Live
Language
English
Location
Scotland / Glasgow
Theatre/Venue
Glasgow City Halls
Group/Studio
BBC Radio 2
Music
Leslie Bricusse (187), John Kander (277), Alan Menken (183), Anthony Newley (159), Frank Wildhorn (139)
Lyrics
Leslie Bricusse (187), Fred Ebb (246), Anthony Newley (159), David Zippel (43)
Conductor
Richard Balcombe (28)
Performer
John Owen Jones (2), Gloria Onitri
Musician
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (5)
Notes
Friday Night Is Music Night presents a special gala originally broadcast for the Commonwealth Games, recorded at the City Halls in Glasgow. With the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Richard Balcombe. Presented by Ken Bruce and Garry Richardson from Radio 4's Today programme and BBC Sport, the concert features music that's guaranteed to put you in a medal winning mood. With star singers John Owen Jones (Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables) and Gloria Onitiri (The Bodyguard and The Lion King) and medal winning guests Colin Jackson, Jonathan Edwards, Steve Cram and Matthew Pinsent. Music includes 'This is The Moment', Go the Distance, One Moment in Time, The Natural, I Will Survive, Search for the Hero, We Are the Champions together with famous sporting themes 'Rocky', 'Champions', 'Chariots of Fire' and a world premiere - Rimsky Korsakov's Flight of the Bumble Bee for Symphony orchestra and exercise bike!
Shortcode
[r29033]

Releases

Format
Radio Broadcast
Label
BBC Radio 2
Released
2014-07-25
Country
UK
Length
1:58:00
Lists
3 collectors / 1 wish list
Shortcode
[rl46531]
1. High Adventure (intro)
2. Olympic Fanfare and Theme
3. Theme from "Chariots of Fire
4. Go the Distance -- John Owen Jones
song from Hercules
5. I Will Survive -- Gloria Onitri
6. Theme from "The Natural"
7. Theme from "Champions"
8. Makin' Whoopee (Winning Medals) -- Garry Richardson
9. Gonna Fly Now (Theme from "Rocky")
10. Maybe This Time -- Gloria Onitri
song from Cabaret
11. This Is the Moment -- John Owen Jones
song from Jekyll & Hyde
12. Theme from "Superman"
13. Once in a Lifetime -- John Owen Jones
14. Search for the Hero -- Gloria Onitri
15. Baton Relay
16. Commonwealth Games Celebration
17. Prokofiev: Dance of the Knights
18. Rimsky Korsakov: The Flight of the Bumblebee
19. One Moment In Time -- Gloria Onitri
20. Don't Stop Me Now -- John Owen Jones
21. We Are The Champions -- John Owen Jones, Gloria Onitri
22. Rule the World -- John Owen Jones, Gloria Onitri

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