The John Wilson Orchestra
The John Wilson Orchestra was formed by British orchestral conductor John Wilson in 1994. It is a symphony orchestra that includes a jazz big band. It performs the original arrangements of MGM musicals and the works of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The orchestra has performed annually in The Proms summer festival since 2009.
The John Wilson Orchestra has been acclaimed for showing how "authentic period performance" extends to screen musicals.
In an interview with Rebecca Franks for the BBC Music Magazine... more