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Glamorous Night – July 9, 1990 | Royal George Theatre, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON
The songs of Ivor Novello, Noël Coward and others

date: July 9, 1990

This programme was frequently performed in many different locations, on tour and in Toronto. It featured two versatile singers in the music of Ivor Novello and Sir Noël Coward, with some interpolations by Sir Arthur Sullivan, Sir William Walton and George Gershwin.

Song Artist Composer Poet
Glamorous night (Glamorous Night) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Novello, Ivor Hassall, Christopher
Prithee, pretty maiden (Patience) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Sullivan, Sir Arthur Gilbert, Sir William Schwenck
Keep the home fires burning Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Novello, Ivor Ford, Lena Guilbert
The real American folksong Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Gershwin, George Gershwin, Ira
Let’s do it (Paris) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Porter, Cole Porter, Cole
Old Sir Faulk (Façade) Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Walton, Sir William, arr. Lambert, Constant n/a
Rose of England (Crest of the Wave) Braun, Russell, baritone; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Novello, Ivor Hassall, Christopher
Leap-Year Waltz (The Dancing Years) Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Novello, Ivor n/a
My dearest dear (The Dancing Years) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Novello, Ivor Novello, Ivor
And her mother came too (A to Z) Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Novello, Ivor Dion Titheradge
Some day my heart will awake (King’s Rhapsody) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Ubukata, Bruce, piano Novello, Ivor Hassall, Christopher
We’ll gather lilacs in the spring again   (Perchance to Dream) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Novello, Ivor Novello, Ivor
INTERMISSION
Why do the wrong people travel? (Sail Away) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Coward, Sir Noël Coward, Sir Noël
Nina (Sigh No More) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Ralls, Stephen, piano Coward, Sir Noël Coward, Sir Noël
I’ve been to a marvellous party (Set to Music) Ubukata, Bruce, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Coward, Sir Noël Coward, Sir Noël
Tango-Pasodoble (Façade) Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Walton, Sir William, arr. Lambert, Constant n/a
Some day I’ll find you (Private Lives) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Ralls, Stephen, piano Coward, Sir Noël Coward, Sir Noël
A bar on the Piccola Marina Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Coward, Sir Noël Coward, Sir Noël
I’ll see you again (Bitter Sweet) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen, piano Coward, Sir Noël Coward, Sir Noël
Mad dogs and Englishmen (Words and Music) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Coward, Sir Noël Coward, Sir Noël
If love were all (Bitter Sweet) Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Coward, Sir Noël Coward, Sir Noël
Mad dogs and Englishmen (Words and Music)   – ENCORE Anderson, Valdine, soprano; Braun, Russell, baritone; Ralls, Stephen / Ubukata, Bruce, piano Coward, Sir Noël Coward, Sir Noël