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Evening at Pops; Elaine Paige, Mark Morris Dance Group


5/ 12 & 27/ 97

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Evening at Pops
Elaine Paige, Mark Morris Dance Group
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Taped shows of the Boston Pops. First telecast on WGBH in June 1957; Arthur Fiedler conducting at MIT Kresge Auditorium. Premiered nationally July 5, 1970, performances at Symphony Hall. Series release date: 1970

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First lady of British musical theater, Elaine Paige, who originated many of Andrew Lloyd Webber's leading roles performs "Evita"'s soulful "Don't Cry for Me Argentina," "Cats"'s wistful "Memory" and "As If We Never Said Goodbye" from "Sunset Boulevard"'s Norma Desmond. Also headlining this evening are members of the Mark Morris Dance Group, one of the world's leading contemporary dance companies, who perform Morris' "Lucky Charms" set to Jacques Ibert's playful "Divertissement."



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Dangel, Susan (Series Producer)
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