Chess in Concert [2008 London Concert Cast] [Highlights]

Chess in Concert [2008 London Concert Cast] [Highlights]

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by Josh Groban, Idina Menzel
     
 

With stirring live performances from Josh Groban, Idina Menzel (Wicked), and Adam Pascal (Rent), Chess in Concert revives the eclectic yet wonderfully pop 1980's musical by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson (Abba) and Tim Rice (Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King, Evita).

Recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall in May 2008, this

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With stirring live performances from Josh Groban, Idina Menzel (Wicked), and Adam Pascal (Rent), Chess in Concert revives the eclectic yet wonderfully pop 1980's musical by Björn Ulvaeus and Benny Andersson (Abba) and Tim Rice (Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King, Evita).

Recorded at London’s Royal Albert Hall in May 2008, this spectacular concert features the City of London Philharmonic and the 100-voice West End Chorus, in addition to the all-star cast of singers.

The original Chess concept album was recorded in 1984 and scored the hit songs "I Know Him So Well" and "One Night In Bangkok." The theatrical version opened in London’s West End in 1986 and played for three years.

Chess in Concert is available as a two-CD set, in a single-disc highlights version, and on DVD. From the Label

Product Details

Release Date:
06/16/2009
UPC:
0093624977056
Rank:
128013

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Performance Credits

Josh Groban   Primary Artist,Vocals
Idina Menzel   Primary Artist,Vocals
London Philharmonic Orchestra   Performing Ensemble
Marti Pellow   Vocals
David Firman   Conductor
Clarke Peters   Vocals
Adam Pascal   Vocals
West End Chorus   Choir, Chorus
Christian Lund   Vocals
Kerry Ellis   Vocals
Andrew Playfoot   Vocals
David Bedella   Vocals
Christopher Colley   Vocals
Mark Evans   Vocals
Lucie Waugh   Vocals
Leila Benn Harris   Vocals
Tabitha Webb   Vocals
Jon Robyns   Vocals
Aoife Mulholland   Vocals
Barnaby Ingram   Vocals
Debbie Kurup   Vocals
Grant Anthony   Vocals
David Michael Johnson   Vocals
Stuart Morley   Choir Master
Anabel Kutay   Vocals
Richard Peakman   Vocals
Bonnie Parker   Vocals
Ben Dixon   Vocals
Cantabile Singers   Vocals
Tiffany Graves   Vocals
Mark Evans   Vocals
Caroline Jones   Vocals
Cantabile   Vocals

Technical Credits

Benny Andersson   Composer
Anders Eljas   Arranger,Orchestration
Björn Ulvaeus   Composer
Nigel Wright   Producer
Tim Rice   Lyricist,Contributor,Liner Notes,Executive Producer,Adaptation,Synopsis
David Horn   Executive Producer
Tom Whalley   Executive Producer
Rolf Wilson   Orchestra Leader
Mark Warman   Music Direction
Hugh Wooldridge   Producer,Adaptation,Stage Direction
John Beug   Executive Producer
Diarmuid Quinn   Executive Producer
Rehana Rose Khan   Animation,Projection
Rehana Rose Khan   Animation
Hugh Wooldridge   Producer,Adaptation

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