Mark Ludmon reviews the new London production of the Sondheim on Sondheim revue at the Royal Festival Hall Sondheim on Sondheim Royal Festival Hall 16 March 2018 Five stars Even the most lavish musical productions in the West End may stretch to only 20 musicians, with most having far fewer, so a one-off staging of Broadway hit Sondheim on Sondheim with the BBC Concert Orchestra was a … Read more
What a great idea for a concert: six performers, a narrator and a small orchestra looking at the product of the fruitful collaboration between Hal Prince and Stephen Sondheim. There were no quality issues with the female performers: Liz Calloway, Kate Baldwin and Heidi Blickenstaff. Each was superb. The men were not so luminous.