Monsieur Beaucaire & The Lilac Domino feature in Musical Theatre Melodies

The next “Musical Theatre Melodies” broadcast on 96.5 FM on Tuesday, 13th February will feature a Centenary tribute to the London premiere of Charles Cuvillier’s The Lilac Domino, (English adaptation by H.F. Maltby, with additional songs by Howard Carr and Donovan S. Parsons), from a 1969 British radio cast recording with Cynthia Glover, Elaine Blighton, Derek Hammond Stroud and Bernard Dickerson. (See our feature in “From The Collection”)
 
The programme will also feature André Messager’s Monsieur Beaucaire, (based on the novel by Booth Tarkington), from a 1949 3DB Melbourne radio broadcast transcription recording with Robert Simmonds and Peggy Allen, plus additional songs from the score sung by John Cameron from a 1947 Sydney radio broadcast transcription recording.
 
The broadcast will go “to air” between 9 – 11 p.m. EDT local Melbourne time; (= 10 a.m. – 12 noon GMT in Britain; = 11 p.m. – 1 a.m. NZDT; = 5 – 7 a.m. EST New York time; = 2 – 4 a.m. PST Los Angeles time.)

For those listening in via the Internet on 96.5 Inner FM’s website the webpage link for the Inner FM Web Radio player is http://right-click.com.au/rcPlayer2/index.php?c=innerfm or go to the Inner FM homepage at www.innerfm.org.au and follow the links from “Listen Live” on the top menu.