A Broadway Romance features songs of love from Broadway musicals including Brigadoon, Show Boat, Oklahoma, Annie Get Your Gun, Kiss Me Kate, South Pacific and more. Choose this program as a special Valentine’s event, or for a special event at any time of the year.
The program showcases the moods of young love, playing hard to get, heart break and, love at last. Beloved classics from Lerner & Loewe, Rodgers & Hammerstein, Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, George & Ira Gershwin… these giants of Broadway gave us some of the greatest songs about love. Almost Like Being in Love, Can’t Help Lovin’ That Man, People Will Say We’re in Love, So In Love, and Some Enchanted Evening, are but a few. The melodies and lyrics are timeless.
Featuring soprano Rosa Lamoreaux and baritone Robert Tudor, known for his powerful voice and notable acting skill, the pair are accompanied by the incomparable pianist Betty Bullock and jazz bassist David Jernigan.
“Lamoreaux’s voice took on a dark shade of lyricism to portray a maiden tearfully lamenting a lost love.”
“A wonderfully rich timbre and an amazingly flexible voice…combined with her excellent diction, technical mastery and engaging personality makes for a first-rate performer.”
“Baritone Robert Tudor combined notable acting skills with vocal power…acted with ease and polish”
The Washington Post
“A soprano of delicious temperament and outstanding vocal focus.”
“Ms. Lamoreaux possesses a remarkable scope, ranging from the petite to the grand…. Ranging from melancholy to romance, her classically lyric voice summed up the evening’s emotional range.”
The Washington Times
“Rosa Lamoreaux sang affectingly”
“flexible, brilliant and full of personality”
Richmond News Leader
“…Rosa Lamoreaux, possesses an exceptionally ravishing voice to match a superb delivery style.”
“An incandescent presence and a voice to match it. Her technique was perfect”