2019-08-13 – 21:00 h

On August 9th, 2019 at 15h & 19:30h, the Royal Albert Hall in London (UK) held a special concert entitled ‘Prom 29 & 30: The Warner Brothers Story’ within the BBC PROMS, presenting an evening of sumptuous technicolored scores from the Golden Age of Hollywood cinema.


The concert, performed by the John Wilson Orchestra conducted by John Wilson and hosted by Petroc Trelawny, had the participation of the singers Mikaela Bennett, Louise Dearman, Kate Lindsey, Matthew Ford, and the choir Maida Vale Singers.


The program included the following pieces:

  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold: The Sea Hawk – Overture
  • Harry Warren: Gold Diggers of 1933 – We’re in the Money
  • Sigmund Romberg: The Desert song – Title Song
  • Max Steiner: The Treasure of the Sierra Madre – Suite
  • Dimitri Tiomkin: The Old Man and the Sea – Suite, 1st Mvt
  • Meredith Willson: The Music Man – Seventy-Six Trombones
  • Harold Arlen: Blues in the Night – Title Song
  • Bronislav Kaper: Auntie Mame – Main Title
  • Harold Arlen: A Star is Born – Gotta Have Me Go With You
  • Harold Arlen: A Star is Born – The Man That Got Away
  • Frederick Loewe: My Fair Lady – Get Me to the Church on Time


  • Jule Styne: Gypsy – Overture
  • Max Steiner: Now, Voyager – Suite
  • Sammy Fain: Calamity Jane – The Deadwood Stage (Doris Day tribute)
  • Jule Styne: Romance in the High Seas – It’s Magic
  • Alex North: A Streetcar Named Desire – Main Title
  • Frederick Loewe: Camelot – If Ever I Would Leave You
  • Henry Mancini: The Days of Wine and Roses
  • Erich Wolfgang Korngold: The Constant Nymph – Tomorrow


BBC Radio 3 has published a link to the recorded audio of the concert, which can be enjoyed until September 6th, 2019:



Additionally, the video of the concert is available on the website of BBC Four, but due to rights issues it can only be viewed in the UK:



NOTE: This news is an update of the one published on 3/8/2019 in SoundTrackFest – (read news)