Saturday, May 1, 2010

Now in stock at Middle Eight Music - Kristina the Musical

Kristina The MusicalKristina The Musical - Live At Carnegie Hall (2CD)

Music by Benny Andersson and lyrics by Björn Ulvaeus and Herbert Kretzmer.

Kristina is the inspiring story of one woman and her family's struggle in Sweden and their subsequent emigration to America in search of a better life. With stirring music by Benny Andersson and lyrics by Björn Ulvaeus, this moving musical has won awards, critical acclaim and is the most popular musical theatre piece in Swedish history.

This album is a live recording of the new English version recorded live at the US premiere of the show at Carnegie Hall in 2009 and features a cast of over 30 performers led by the original Kristina, Helen Sjoholm, together with Russell Watson, Louise Pitre, Kevin Odekirk with the American Theaatre Orchestra and Choir conducted by Paul Gemignani.

Performed in English with lyrics by Bjorn Ulvaeus and Herbert Kretzmer.

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