Thought you might like some info on this -- anyone got tickets yet?
Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Birthday In The Park
August 4, 2008, 12:00 am
On Sunday 14th September, Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Birthday In The Park will see stars from the world of pop, musical theatre and television, take to the stage in London‘s Hyde Park to celebrate the 60th birthday of one of the leading lights of British musical theatre.
Host John Barrowman will introduce music from Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s best-loved shows including Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor® Dreamcoat, Jesus Christ Superstar, Evita, Cats, Starlight Express, The Phantom Of The Opera, Aspects Of Love and Sunset Boulevard.
The 70-piece BBC Concert Orchestra is leading the festivities with performances from Steve Balsamo, Duncan James, Lee Mead, Idina Menzel (Wicked), Elaine Paige, Rhydian (X-Factor), Joss Stone, Julian Lloyd Webber, Hayley Westenra, stars of BBC One‘s I‘d Do Anything, and the 100-voice Crouch End Festival Chorus.
The evening‘s repertoire includes Jesus Christ Superstar, I Don‘t Know How To Love Him, Another Suitcase, Don‘t Cry For Me Argentina, Memory, Pie Jesu, Music of the Night, All I Ask Of You, Love Changes Everything, No Matter What, As If We Never Said Goodbye and Any Dream Will Do.
The concert will begin at 6pm and close with a firework finale. Tickets cost £25.
Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s Birthday In The Park will also be broadcast in Radio 2‘s Friday Night Is Music Night on the 10th October.
For more information visit bbc.co.uk/radio2