John Wilson's Hollywood Rhapsody

Hollywood Rhapsody

John Wilson conducts the
BBC Symphony Chorus
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Barbican Hall, London

Sunday, January 09, 2011

E. W. Korngold - King’s Row - Main Title
Franz Waxman - Prince Valiant - Suite
David Raksin - The Bad and the Beautiful - Theme
Bronislau Kaper - Mutiny on the Bounty - Overture
Miklos Rózsa - Madame Bovary - Waltz
Cole Porter arr. Conrad Salinger - Silk Stockings
Herbert Stothart/Harold Arlen - The Wizard of Oz - Suite
Alfred Newman - Airport - Main Title
Alfred Newman - The Song Of Bernadette - Suite
Bernard Herrmann - North by Northwest - Suite
Max Steiner - Gone with the Wind - Suite

John Wilson puts the awe into authentic with these performances

@ 320

Turn it up and put a big fat grin on your face


  1. You bet I will. This is gold! Many thanks.

  2. That Wilson so get's it right
    : )

  3. I can't fault his approach to things...he's a reet canny scholar.
    : )

  4. Had the pleasure of seeing Mr Wilson in Glasgow conducting film music a couple of weeks ago. The guy is a genius! he gets so much out of his players.
    Part one of this most excellent concert can be viewed here (UK only, I believe, sorry)

    and part two:


  5. Thanks! Finding this only now ...
    Here's a custom cover using above pic and the BBC's concert series banner, for those who like this sort of things:

  6. John Wilson's interpretation of classic scores is the BEST of what I have seen so far!