The Essential Stephen Sondheim spans this iconic artist’s unparalleled career, from West Side Story (1957) through Passion (1994), and also includes important works from his forays into television and film. This new 2-CD collection features performances by Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, Ethel Merman, Jason Alexander, Angela Lansbury, Elaine Stritch, Victor Garber, Barbara Cook, Carol Burnett, Rita Moreno, Dean Jones, Glynis Johns, Marni Nixon, Lee Remick, Jim Walton, Lonny Price, Peabo Bryson, Nancy Wilson and many more.
Sondheim’s elegant treatment of Ingmar Bergman’s Smiles of a Summer Night (and one of his most popular musicals) […]
At first hearing, the music of Stephen Sondheim may not seem to lend itself to jazz interpretations, which […]
This compilation explores the tender side of Stephen Sondheim in ballads he’s written for some of his most […]
This important 3-CD set, originally released in 1986, brought together many of the highlights in Sondheim’s career up […]