Do You Hear the People Sing comes to Dallas – Lea Salonga and Claude-Michel Schonberg Interviews

22 03 2012

From DYHTPS website:

“Do You Hear the People Sing celebrates music of two of the world’s most prolific writers of musical theatre in one unforgettable concert with music from Les Miz, Miss Saigon and much more, plus moments never heard and many surprises.”  Click through for photos of a pre-show reception held at The Crow Collection of Asian Art Museum and for our interviews with Lea Salonga & Claude-Michel Schonberg!!!

Alain Boublil, Lea Salonga & Claude-Michel Schonberg were interviewed by Channel 11’s  Sandie Newton.

Here is some info about the show from the DYHTPS website:

“This arena spectacular show will feature a two level stage with larger-than-life video screens and state-of-the-art sound system.  The show follows the record-setting run of Les Misérables at the AT&T Performing Arts Center. 

Do You Hear the People Sing is a musical celebration of the legendary creative team Boublil and Schönberg.  The concert features songs from Les Misérables, Miss Saigon, The Pirate Queen, Martin Guerre and La Revolution Francise on a grand scale.  An endeavor of this size can only come from a collaboration of the major arts and entertainment organizations in Dallas including Dallas Pops Orchestra, American Airlines Center, and the Turtle Creek Chorale.

The reception was held in a beautiful room at the Crow Collection.

And a close-up view.

And another close-up.

And now Claude-Michel Schonberg.

Here is my interview with Claude-Michel Schonberg.

Claude-Michel with his wife Charlotte Talbot.

Speaking of family time.  Lea Salonga was with her adorable daughter, Nicole.  Here is Nicole with Charlotte Talbot.

Alain Boublil said hi to Nicole and wanted to get an updated photo.

Get to know Lea Salonga via the DYHTPS website:

“Lea Salonga, the lead in the 20O2 London production of Les Misérables, Lea Salonga is a Filipina singer/actress best known for originating the role of Kim in the West End production of Miss Saigon and bringing it to Broadway, winning the Tony, the Olivier, and many other awards. She was the first Asian to play Eponine in Les Misérables on Broadway, returned to the show in 2007 as Fantine, and reprised the role for the sold-out 25th anniversary concert at London’s O2 Arena.”

And here is our chat with the amazing Lea Salonga.

No worries, Nicole was just drawing.

March 23rd, 2012

American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX, with the Dallas Pops Orchestra.
Featured Soloists:

Brian Stokes Mitchell, Lea Salonga, Stephanie J. Block, Terrence Mann, Marie Zamora, Peter Lockyer!

Find out more info about the Crow Collection, here.

Find out more info on the amazing Do You Hear the People Sing, here.

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