PETER FRENCH SINGS HARRY NILSSON AND THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK resumes its tour at EDEN COURT THEATRE, INVERNESS on FRIDAY 6th MARCH. It’s such a pleasure to be going back to my native Scotland to perform this show. I cannot wait.
A CELEBRATION OF THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK AS YOU HAVE NEVER HEARD IT BEFORE WITH SONGS MADE FAMOUS BY FRANK SINATRA, JUDY GARLAND, NAT KING COLE AND DORIS DAY. MUSICAL DIRECTOR, MICHAEL HASLAM.
Act One – ‘MOONLIGHT AND LOVE SONGS’, my choice of songs from the great American songbook with the theme of the moon and the night, around the narrative of a relationship. (Includes songs such as BLUE MOON, DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME, HARVEST MOON, THE WAY YOU LOOK TONIGHT, MOON RIVER and many more.
Act Two – PETER FRENCH SINGS HARRY NILSSON’S “A LITTLE TOUCH OF SCHMILSSON IN THE NIGHT”. Peter will be recreating this iconic 1973 Harry Nilsson album of classic 20th century standards, beautifully arranged and re-imagined by Gordon Jenkins, Frank Sinatra’s own arranger and conductor and transcribed for piano by Peter’s Musical Director and accompianist Michael Haslam. This is the great American songbook at its absolute best. Sinatra described this album as “MAGIC”. Songs include: IT HAD TO BE YOU, MAKIN’ WHOOPEE, YOU MADE ME LOVE YOU, OVER THE RAINBOW, AS TIME GOES BY and many more.
Tickets available www.eden-court.co.uk or phone 01463 234 234