11 / 09 / 2021 - Saturday 19:30
Musicals and pop hits
Broadway returns to Český Krumlov! This year we will continue the tradition of Broadway musical evenings, which began in 2008. The concert called Broadway Night will feature excellent singers Christiane Noll, Capathia Jenkins and singer Rob Evan, whom you may know from previous towels. Accompanied by the North Bohemian Philharmonic in Teplice under the baton of Kryštof Marek, the Broadway trio will present not only the most famous melodies from the musicals Cabaret, Phantom of the Opera and Bídnice, but also world-famous pop hits such as I Will Always Love You or Last Dance.
Christiane Noll – soprano, Capathia Jenkins – soprano, Rob Evan – tenor, North Czech Philharmonic, conductor Kryštof Marek
West Side Story Overture, Everybody Rejoice (The Wiz), This Is The Moment (Jekyll and Hyde), Let It Go (Frozen), Seasons of Love (Rent), Nobody Does It Better (Hamlisch), Cabaret (Cabaret), Bring Him Home (Les Miserables), Proud Mary (Tina:The Tina Turner Musical), Music of the Night (Phantom of the Opera), Phantom of the Opera (Phantom of the Opera)
Come Sail Away, I Wanna Dance With Somebody, I Will Always Love You, Girls Just Want to Have Fun, Stairway to Heaven, Girl On Fire, Alone, Last Dance, Don’t Stop Believing
Actress and singer Capathia Jenkins was born and raised in Brooklyn. She recently successfully performed as “Medda” in the Disney production of Newsies on Broadway. Broadway audiences could also see her in productions of The Civil War, where she took on role of Harriet Jackson, in The Look of Love, Caroline, Or Change and Martin Short – Fame Becomes Me, where she sang the song “Stop the Show”, for which she received an enthusiastic applause from the audience. Capathia Jenkins also appears regularly at the Off-Broadway Theatre in a new production of the musical Godspell and in (mis) Understanding Mammy, which earned her a Drama Desk Award nomination. In November 2015, she returned to Carnegie Hall, where she sang with the New York Pops Orchestra, and recently performed in A Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch at the Congress Library. You can hear her voice in the soundtracks for the films Nine, Chicago and Real Blonde 2.
Christiane Noll received Tony and Drama Desk award nominations and won a Helen Hayes award for her portrayal of Mother in the Kennedy Center Revival of Ragtime. She starred in the record-breaking First National Tour of Dear Evan Hansen and is currently starring in the same show on Broadway. She has been a frequent guest soloist as part of Bravo Broadway with symphony orchestras in almost every state in the USA, as well as international appearances. She made her Carnegie Hall debut with Skitch Henderson. She made her Hollywood Bowl and O2 Arena debut singing with Dame Julie Andrews in Gifts of Music and her opera debut with Placido Domingo in The Merry Widow at the Kennedy Center.
During the span of his diverse career, Rob Evan has performed in seven leading roles on the New York Stage including the original Broadway cast of Jekyll & Hyde, playing the title roles for three years and over 1,000 performances worldwide. He also appeared on Broadway as Jean Valjean in Les Miserables, Kerchak in Disney’s Tarzan, “The Dentist” in Little Shop of Horrors, and Count von Krolock in Jim Steinman’s Dance of the Vampires. Off-Broadway, Rob created the roles of The Dancin’ Kid in Johnny Guitar and the hero Miles Hendon in Neil Berg’s The Prince and the Pauper.
The North Czech Philharmonic
The North Czech Philharmonic Teplice is the only professional symphony orchestra in the Ústí nad Labem region. The founding charter and official approval of the orchestra were signed in 1838. Leading personalities of world music performed here, such as conductors Eugen d´Albert or Richard Strauss, violinists Pablo de Sarasate or Eugéne Ysaÿe, cellists Pablo Casals and David Popper and many others. During summers the orchestra performed around 150 spa promenade concerts and 18 symphony concerts and in the winter season cycles of classical symphonic music are performed. The Teplice Philharmonic Orchestra organizes about 120 concerts a year.
Kryštof Marek is a conductor, composer, lyricist, arranger and jazz pianist, who has been active in many musical and theatre projects within the widest range of genres since the end of the 1980s. For numerous years he has been a conductor at the Karlín Musical Theatre, in Studio Dva, he regularly appears as a guest with the Czech National Symphony Orchestra and also conducts at the Josef Kajetán Tyl Theatre in Pilsen. He continuously composes pieces for concert halls, theatres, television, films, the Czech Radio and others. Kryštof Marek is a holder of the Czech Lion Award for the soundtrack for the film Masaryk.
Imagine the magical view of the Český Krumlov Castle, a refreshing summer evening, the murmur of the river nearby and music interpreted by world-famous stars. The Brewery Garden offers all this during the festival. This large space full of greenery and trees invites you to enjoy an unforgettable experience as our ancestors did in the […]