Presented by Phil Bathols and Andrew McKinnon
Australia / NZ
Five extraordinary artists accompanied by New Zealand's finest
orchestras join forces to perform a selection of some of the
greatest musical theatre and opera titles of all time, accompanied
by the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.
Renowned for their charisma, stagecraft and musical versatility,
bass baritone Teddy Tahu Rhodes joins film, TV and musical theatre
star Jennifer Ward Lealand and national living treasure Dame
Joining them is renowned Australian tenor David Hobson (Baz
Luhrman'sLa Boheme) and the breathtaking soprano Greta Bradman who
is about to release her first recording on the Decca Classics label
with the English Chamber Orchestra conducted by Richard
From the musical theatre genre you will hear timeless classics
including South Pacific's 'Some Enchanted Evening',
'Someone to Watch Over Me' from Crazy for You, 'Music of
the Night' from The Phantom of the Opera and 'Never Walk
Alone' from Carousel.
And for those passionate about opera, there's the famous
'Toreador', the Pearl Fishers duet, the Drinking song
('Brindisi') from La Traviata, Bellini's 'Casta Diva' and
popular works by Mozart and Rossini.
Soaring with the exuberance of the great stage musicals and
enriched with the passion of grand opera, FROM BROADWAY TO LA SCALA
promises to be an unforgettable night of incredible music.