Ombra Mai Fu from Xerxes
Votre Toast - Toreador Song from Carmen
Non Piú Andrai from Marriage of Figaro
King Philip’s Aria from Don Carlos
Guaracha from Latin-American Symphonette
The Inn of the Sixth Happiness
Gershwin’s symphonic overture and Gould’s Guaracha embody the essence of the Cuban dance.
Handel’s work Largo of Love, Ombra Mai Fu exemplifies the enormous power music has to lift and move one’s spirit.
As a composer of opera, Mozart has never been surpassed and there are moments in Marriage of Figaro opera that rival his finest.
One of the most beautiful arias for bass voice in the entire operatic repertoire is Verdi’s King Philip’s Aria from Don Carlos. Teddy will also include favourite songs from Fiddler on the Roof, Les Miserables, South Pacific and Carousel.
Malcolm Arnold’s Inn of the Sixth Happiness, devised from the 1956 film, is full of memorable themes and ingenious combinations of textures and has become one of the best known of his hundred-or-so movie scores.