Friday Night is Music Night: Commonwealth Games > Concert Cast


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Recording ID
29033
Title
Friday Night is Music Night: Commonwealth Games
Source
Concert Cast
Year
2014-07-15
Type
Noncommercial Audio
Subtype
Radio Cast
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!
Recording venue
Glasgow City Halls
Recording group
BBC Radio 2
Recording language
English
Location
UK / Scotland / Glasgow
Method
Live
Completion score
14
Music
[p1475 Menken, Alan]
[p2660 Newley, Anthony]
[p2283 Wildhorn, Frank]
[p1118 Kander, John]
[p239 Bricusse, Leslie]
Lyrics
[p2660 Newley, Anthony]
[p2375 Zippel, David]
[p591 Ebb, Fred]
[p239 Bricusse, Leslie]
Conductor
[p20240 Balcombe, Richard]
Performer
[p115541 Onitri, Gloria]
[p98351 Jones, John Owen][p28121 Owen-Jones, John]
Musician
[p52304 BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, ]