|The American Prize-winning soloists Tania Coambs, Kate Ryan, Justin Moniz, and DelShawn Taylor entertain with "Do Re Mi"|
It certainly should!
If the reaction of the sold-out crowd at Elgin's Blizzard Theater—where we performed the concert a couple of weeks ago—is any indication, the Chicago audience for SOMETHING WONDERFUL on Sunday, April 26th at Orchestra Hall, is going to have a terrific time!
The huge Elgin audience for the CBASO & Chorus's celebration of the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein (in partnership with the Elgin Master Chorale) was tumultuous from the first note of the "Carousel Waltz" to the last chord of the "Oklahoma" encore an hour and a half later: they stood, and cheered, and sung along, and even did the hand gestures in "Do, Re, Mi!"
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Excited? So are all the performers! Here are some photos from the Elgin concert, to give you an idea.
|David Katz conducts the "Something Wonderful" Wall of Sound!|
|Soloists Elizabeth Kling & Karen Archbold join in "You'll Never Walk Alone."|
|Soloists Dan Richardson & Christian Ketter join in "You'll Never Walk Alone."|
|DelShawn Taylor convinces everyone "It's a Grand Night for Singing."|
|Justin Moniz tells Kate how he'd be "If I Loved You."|
|Kate Ryan sings the concert title song, "Something Wonderful."|
|Tania Coambs is happy "Getting to Know You."|
|CBASO low strings, brass and percussion.|
|CBASO winds with members of the CBA Chorus and the Elgin Master Chorale.|