Music and lyrics by Charles Bloom are popping up across town across the UK this Spring, Summer and Fall
Charles Bloom’s music and lyrics have delighted me for a number of years now, “writes Peter Auker of New Musicals Network -” he is able to use traditional forms of songwriting in such a unique and unique way. fresh.
New York, NY (PRWEB)
June 13, 2012
American composer / lyricist Charles Bloom, whose songs have been recorded or performed by Patti LuPone, Michael Feinstein, Mandy Patinkin and Howard McGillin, among many other theater and cabaret notables, finds himself hugely popular in the UK this year just before a long awaited and fully orchestrated first recording of his music.
In May, two of her songs were sung by artists shortlisted for the Stephen Sondheim Society’s Student Artist of the Year competition, held on May 27 at the Queens Theater. Each contestant sang a selection from Sondheim and a composition by a member of Mercury Musical Developments. Two of Bloom’s songs were entered in the famous Stiles and Drewe Best New Song Prize competition, as part of the same event.
“Why Can’t A Man Sing The Blues, brilliantly structured by Charles Bloom, is a great showcase for [Ewan Black’s] ridiculous abilities and will surely become a standard in cabaret comedy of the future. »Jennifer Reischel, Stage Critics
Additionally, Jennifer Greenwood sang “Easy” with an enthusiastic response.
In London in July and October, Mr. Bloom’s music will be featured in several shows at The Pheasantry. On July 1, New Musicals Network in association with A Stage Kindly, presents Snappy Title 4: The Secret of Happiness, with two compositions by Bloom: “I Love Food / I Love Clothes” and “This Lake”. October dates (exact dates to be determined) are full Bloom Nights produced by Peter Auker for New Musicals Network to coincide with the release of Bloom’s record, Music and Lyrics by Charles Bloom: IN HERE.
“Charles Bloom’s music and lyrics have delighted and impressed me for several years now – he is able to use traditional forms of songwriting in such a unique and fresh way, something that never fails. fascinate me. I feel privileged to play a small part to bring his work to a British audience. ”
Peter Auker, New Musical Network
Bloom’s recording features, among others: Christine Ebersole, Aaron Lazar, Howard McGillin, Jason Graae, Gregory Jbara and Vicki Lewis. The CD is produced, orchestrated and directed by David Snyder whose clients include Tony Award winner Ebersole, American Idol star Clay Aiken, The Manhattan Transfer and a host of other famous names.
Closer to home on June 20, Mr. Bloom’s music will appear in the New York-based Concert at Tudor City Greens series, produced by Raissa Katona Bennett with musical direction by Mark Janas. Award-winning singer Julie Reyburn will perform “This Lake”.
Charles Bloom’s diverse and admired song catalog includes cabaret, pop, country, jazz, and special material. For the theater he wrote the book, music and lyrics for PABLO (on the young Picasso), INSOMNIA and HEAVEN KNOWS.
To learn more about Charles Bloom’s work, upcoming shows, and additional information, visit: charlesbloomusic.com
Charles Bloom’s Agent: Kate Weston: kate (at) jfillassoc.co.uk
Peter Auker: newmusicals.org.uk/
David Snyder: soniclandscapes.com/
Press contact: Betsyann Faiella at Savoy PR
Phone: 212.222.2466 / bafaiella (at) savoypr.com
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