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Echo Klassik Prize 2016
John Wilson Orchestra - ‘Cole Porter in Hollywood’

In October 2016 Tom Croxon travelled to Berlin to collect the Echo Klassik Prize ‘ Music without Borders’ on behalf of the John Wilson Orchestra. The prize was awarded to the John Wilson Orchestra by the Deutsche Phono-Akademie for its Warner Classics release ‘Cole Porter in Hollywood’, recorded at Abbey Rd Studios and produced by Tom Croxon.

 
Musikfest Berlin
In September 2016 the John Wilson Orchestra made its German debut at the Philharmonie in Berlin as part of the Musikfest Berlin. The orchestra performed 'A Celebration of the MGM Film Musicals' with guest singers Louise Dearman, Matt Ford, Richard Morrison and Scarlett Strallen. The concert was recorded for broadcast by the Berliner Philharmoniker's Digital Concert Hall - www.digitalconcerthall.com

 
Gershwin in Hollywood -
Live From the Royal Albert Hall

Tom Croxon produced 'Gershwin in Hollywood – Live from the Royal Albert Hall' for Warner Classics which is available from May 2016.

 
The John Wilson Orchestra -
National Tour 'Gershwin in Hollywood'

In November 2015 Tom Croxon produced a national tour with the John Wilson Orchestra celebrating 'Gershwin in Hollywood'. The tour starred Louise Dearman and Matt Ford. The final tour show at the Royal Albert Hall will be released as a live CD for Warner Classics in 2016.

 
BBC Proms - 'Bernstein Stage & Screen'
In September 2015 Tom Croxon produced Bernstein Stage & Screen at the BBC Proms with the John Wilson Orchestra which was filmed for BBC TV. The cast featured Louise Dearman, Julian Ovenden, Lucy Schaufer and Scarlett Strallen.

Watch clip - Bernstein: Candide - 'Glitter and be Gay' - BBC Proms , Scarlett Strallen
 
BBC Proms 'Celebrating Sinatra'
In August 2015 Tom Croxon produced 'Celebrating Sinatra' at the BBC Proms which was broadcast live on BBC TV. The concert starred Seth MacFarlane, Claire Martin and Jamie Parker. The concert is available as a live DVD.

Watch clip - 'Come Fly with Me': Seth MacFarlane - BBC Proms
 
A Gala for Kevin Spacey
In April 2015 Tom Croxon and Andrew Cottee produced the music for 'A Gala for Kevin Spacey' at the Old Vic Theatre

 
The John Wilson Orchestra - Cole Porter in Hollywood
In the autumn of 2014 Tom Croxon produced a national tour with the John Wilson Orchestra celebrating the music of Cole Porter. The concert starred guest singers Anna Jane Casey, Matt Ford, Scarlett Strallen and opera singer Richard Morrison. The concert was filmed for SkyArts and was broadcast on SkyArts in December 2014.

Watch Sky Arts Video clip via YouTube

Watch clip - 'Cole Porter in Hollywood' Medley
 
BBC Proms - Kiss Me Kate
In 2014 Tom Croxon produced a semi-staged production of Kiss Me Kate at the BBC Proms which was filmed for TV and broadcast on BBC 2 on Christmas Day 2014. The cast featured Ben Davis (Fred Graham / Petruchio) Alexandra Silber(Lilli Vanessi / Katherine), Tony Yazbeck (Bill Calhoun / Lucentio), and Louise Dearman (Lois Lane/Bianca).

Watch Clip – Kiss Me Kate at the BBC Proms

 
The John Wilson Orchestra - 2013 That's Entertainment National Tour
In the autumn of 2013 Tom Croxon produced a national tour with the John Wilson Orchestra celebrating music from the golden era of the Hollywood film musicals.

Read Financial Times review
 
BBC Proms - Hollywood Rhapsody
In August 2013 John Wilson & The John Wilson Orchestra performed a concert celebrating Hollywood film composers. The orchestra’s performance of ‘Tom & Jerry at MGM’ has attracted over 1.8 million viewers on Youtube

 
The John Wilson Orchestra - Hoorary For Hollywood National Tour
In the autumn of 2012 Tom Croxon produced a national tour with the John Wilson Orchestra ‘Hooray for Hollywood’

 
BBC Proms - My Fair Lady
In July 2012 Tom Croxon coordinated a complete semi-staged production of My Fair Lady for the BBC Proms with the John Wilson Orchestra starring Anthony Andrews (Professor Higgins), Annalenne Beechey (Eliza Doolittle) Alun Armstrong (Doolittle), James Fleet (Colonel Pickering), Sian Phillips (Mrs Higgins), Jenny Galloway (Mrs Pearce), Julian Ovenden (Freddie).

Read The Guardian review
 
BBC Proms - The Broadway Sound
In August 2012 Tom Croxon coordinated the Broadway Sound with the John Wilson Orchestra, paying tribute to the composers and arrangers responsible for creating the Broadway Sound –among them such legendary tunesmiths as Jerome Kern, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin, Vincent Youmans, Richard Rodgers and Frank Loesser. Starring guest soloists Sierra Boggess, Anna Jane Casey, Rodney Earl Clarke, Elizabeth Llewellyn, Seth MacFarlane & Julian Ovenden.

Watch clip - Anna-Jane Casey performs Tap Your Troubles Away

Watch clip - Seth MacFarlane and Anna-Jane Casey perform Seven and a Half Cents

Watch clip - John Wilson conducts his orchestra in Mame
 
The John Wilson Orchestra - 2011 Rodgers and Hammerstein National Tour
In the autumn of 2011 Tom Croxon produced a national tour with the John Wilson Orchestra celebrating the music of Rodgers & Hammerstein & Rodgers and Hart.

 
BBC Proms - Hoorary For Hollywood
In August 2011 Tom Croxon coordinated A celebration of the Golden Age of Hollywood film musicals with the John Wilson Orchestra featuring Annalene Beechey, Charles Castronovo, Matthew Ford, Sarah Fox, Caroline O'Connor, Clare Teal, the Maida Vale Singers.

Watch clip - Sigmund Romberg - Serenade
 
The John Wilson Orchestra
2010 A Celebration of The MGM Film Musicals National Tour

In the autumn of 2010 Tom Croxon Produced a national tour with the John Wilson Orchestra celebrating the golden era of the MGM film musicals.

 
BBC Proms - 2010 Rodgers and Hammerstein At The Movies
In August 2010 Tom Croxon coordinated a Celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein at the Movies with the John Wilson Orchestra and host of star soloists. The concert was Broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and BBC TV.

Watch clip - The John Wilson Orchestra | Rodgers & Hammerstein At The Movies

Watch clip - Oklahoma by Rodgers and Hammerstein
 
BBC Proms - 2009 A Celebration of the MGM Film Musicals
In August 2009 Tom Croxon produced A Celebration of the 75th anniversary of the MGM Film Musicals with the John Wilson Orchestra. The concert was broadcast live on BBC TV and was subsequently released on DVD. In 2011 the John Wilson Orchestra released their debut recording for EMI ‘That’s Entertainment’.
Watch clip - The John Wilson Orchestra: That's Entertainment! A Celebration of the MGM Film Musical
 
Complete Solo Piano Music of Ravel & Debussy
In 2005-06 Tom Croxon Management produced a concert series of the complete solo piano music of Ravel & Debussy in association with BBC Radio 3 & St John’s Smith Square. The series concept was by pianist Artur Pizarro. All concerts were broadcast live by BBC Radio who in addition created a dedicated website for the cycle.
 
HRH Prince of Wales American Foundation
In 2005 Tom Croxon Management was invited to produce a concert for HRH Prince of Wales American Foundation.
 
 
‘Music for Everyman Gala Concerts’
The ‘Music for Everyman Gala Concerts’ in aid of the Male Cancer Research Centre at the Institute of Cancer Research were conceived & produced by Tom Croxon Management in aid of the Institute of Cancer Research’s pioneering Everyman Centre in Sutton. The concerts featured Vladimir Ashkenazy, Christian Thielemann, Peter Jablonski, Sarah Chang and Evgeny Kissin. The concerts set a new standard of fund raising though classical music and raised the largest single sum ever achieved for a fund raising concert at the Royal Festival Hall.
 
‘Beyond the Sea’ starring Kevin Spacey
Throughout 2004-05 Tom Croxon Management worked as the Music Contractor for the motion picture ‘Beyond the Sea’ starring Kevin Spacey. The soundtrack featured the John Wilson Orchestra with John Wilson as the film’s music Director. In February 06 the sound track was nominated for the ‘Best Soundtrack’ at the 48th Annual Grammy Awards.
‘At Abbey Road I was surrounded by at times – a 72 piece orchestra and the pressure was on. As usual when you play with those who are better than you, it raises the level of your game. In all the years of preparation for the role it never got better than those 12 days at Abbey Road Studios with John Wilson our brilliant musical director’ – Kevin Spacey.
 
Beethoven – The 32 Sonatas for Piano
In 2003 Tom Croxon Management produced a series of the complete Beethoven piano sonata cycle in association with BBC Radio 3 and St John’s Smith Square. The series concept was by pianist Artur Pizarro. The series earned Artur Pizarro a Royal Philharmonic Society Award Nomination for ‘Best Series’.
 
‘Cybill Disobedience’
In 2002 and 2004 Tom Croxon Management co-produced Cybill Shepherd’s one woman show firstly at London’s Pizza Express Jazz Club and then at London’s Soho Theatre. ‘It’s winning stuff and the audience roared their approval’ - The Guardian.
 
   
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