St.Davids Hall -Sunday 29/10/2017
Spent a great evening yesterday at one of Cardiff’ s best venues the St.Davids Hall.
It was a songs from the shows type of event. However this one had a stellar cast and a full orchestra.
Cast: Sophie Evans (ex-Dorothy Wizard of Oz and now Glinda in Wicked), Lucie Jones (X Factor, Eurovision 2017, Rent and currently Legally Blonde), Noel Sullivan (HearSay various muaicals and currently rehearsing for Tiger Bay) Matt Cardle (X Factor, recording career, Memphis the Musical) and the sublimely talented Kerry Ellis (Wicked, We will rock you, Murder Ballad and many other West End leads) with the Novello Orchestra under the baton of David Mahoney (Only Men Aloud).
Also at the beginning they brought on a young choir of musical theatre students who did a few numbers before the main show started, and what a talented bunch they were.
There were no good performances, they were all skin tinglingly excellent!
Also such a range, the songs included:
Who wants to live forever
Come what may
Jesus Christ Superstar
Memphis (think that was the name of the song)
Over the Rainbow
She used to be mine
A Les Mis medley, and some songs from Wicked.
Oh and Kerry did Anthem wow just WOW!
If you ever get chance to see one of these shows, this is the third in the last 3 years, the first two being at the Millennium Centre go. It’s a great for any Musicals fan.
Oh and there was a guest appearance introduced by the conductor with the intro
“I’m sure if he puts his mind to it this man could go far….”
Then introduced John Owen Jones! Who said he had a few spare minutes as he was rehearsing for Tiger Bay so he thought he’d pop in, promote his concert at the venue in December and do a quick ‘Music of the Night’
A great show, a great time and can’t wait for the next one!