The Playlist: as chosen by the actors for their characters
On Monday 17th June, while warming up as their characters during the workshop, the actors were invited to choose a piece of music for their character.
What is your theme tune? was the question.
The following were the replies:
Emperor Joseph –– ‘Purple Rain’ by Prince
Theresa Salieri –– ‘I Would Rather Go Blind’
This version is by Etta James.
Giovanni (Venticelli group) –– ‘Tilted’ by Christine & The Queens
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart –- ‘Everything You’ve Come to Expect’ by The Last Shadow Puppets
Violetta (Opera Singer in Venticello group) –– ‘Caro Spoza’ by Handel
Cook –– ‘All Things Bright and Beautiful’ by Cecil Frances Alexander
Salieri the Elder –– ‘I Don’t Know What To Do With Myself’ by Burt Bacharach and Hal David
This version is sung by Dusty Springfield:
Count Orsini Rosenberg –– The Arrival of the Queen of Sheba by George Frederic Handel
Venticello 1 –– ‘Vogue’ by Madonna
Valet –– ‘Bitches’ Brew’ by Miles Davis
Salieri the younger –– ‘Hurt’ by Johnny Cash
Constanza and also the choice of Baron van Strack –– ‘Material Gir’l by Madonna
Venticello 2 –- ‘Changes’ by David Bowie
Singer –– ‘Simply the Best’ written and sung by Tina Turner
The Tailor –– ‘Finlandia’ by Sibelius
Performed in this video by the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra and Vasily Petrenko