Jessye Norman sings American Song
Royal Festival Hall
Mon May 21 2012
Time Out says
Posted: Tue May 8 2012
The legendary soprano Jessye Norman, accompanied by pianist Mark Markham, sings American songs and arias. Leonard Bernstein's 'Somewhere' from 'West Side Story'; Richard Rodgers's 'You'll never walk alone' from 'Carousel'); George Gershwin's 'But not for me' and 'I Got Rhythm' from 'Girl Crazy'; 'The man I love' from 'Lady, Be good!'; Harold Arlen's 'Sleepin' bee' from 'House of Flowers'; Richard Rodgers's 'Climb every mountain' from 'The Sound of Music'; Leonard Bernstein's 'Lonely Town from On The Town'; George Gershwin's 'My man's gone now'; from 'Porgy and Bess'; Walter Donaldson's 'My baby just cares for me'; Harold Arlen's 'Stormy weather'; trad: 'Another man done gone'; Kurt Weill's 'The Ballad of Mack the Knife' (from 'The Threepenny Opera'); Duke Ellington's Meditation for piano; 'Don't get much around any more'; 'I've got it bad and that ain't good'; and 'It don't mean a thing'.