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Fiddler on the Roof starring Bryn Terfel to be staged at BBC Proms

Emma Thompson and Bryn Terfel in Sweeney Todd, when the show ran in New York in 2014. Photo: Chris Lee
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Bryn Terfel is to star in a concert production of Fiddler on the Roof as part of this year’s BBC Proms.

This year’s line-up at the Royal Albert Hall also includes Family Guy’s Seth MacFarlane in a concert celebrating the work of Frank Sinatra and another that pays tribute to Leonard Bernstein, both performed by John Wilson and his orchestra.

Fiddler on the Roof, presented by Grange Park Opera, will be semi-staged and is conducted by David Charles Abell, who recently conducted the orchestra for English National Opera’s Sweeney Todd, also starring Terfel. It will be performed on July 25.

Bernstein – Stage and Screen will feature music from Candide, Wonderful Town and West Side Story, with performers yet to be announced. It takes place on September 5.

Meanwhile, The John Wilson Orchestra Conducts Frank Sinatra will take place on August 7, marking the singer’s centenary.

Also in this year’s Proms is Sherlock Holmes – A Musical Mind, featuring actor Mark Gatiss and Matthew Sweet. This will take place on August 16, with the concert exploring the fictional detective’s musical passions. It will also feature music from Sherlock-related TV series and films.

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