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THE SILVER LAKE
Musical 'Der Silbersee' with lyrics by Georg Kaiser, music by Kurt Weill and transalated by Jeremy Sams.
Royal Albert Hall London
Kurt Weill's gritty, jazz-influenced musical play is the last thing he wrote before leaving Germany in 1933 and provides a vivid reflection of that turbulent era. Presented as Prom 3 in the BBCs 1996 Proms Season.
Quotes from the Press
"...The lively delivery by Maria Friedman, Philip Franks and Hugh Ross kept the Prommers greatly amused... Friedman stopped the show with her mimed banana dance (naughty but nice)..." The Times (23 July 1996)
"... The highlights where... and Maria Friedman's hilarious dance with two imaginary bananas. hard luck on the listeners at home, who must have wondered at the uproar in the hall." Hugh Canning, The Sunday Times (28 July 1996)
The concert was broadcast live by BBC Radio3
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