Presenting a lavish new program for 2018
An Afternoon at the Proms - A Musical Spectacular
Australia’s most acclaimed international violinist Ian Cooper is joined by opera stars, prima ballerinas, Australia’s foremost Pipe Band and the Blue Danube Orchestra to evoke the sheer exuberance of An Afternoon At The Proms - A Musical Spectacular.
Voted "Best Production Show" in Australia, this stunning spectacular with a cast of 50, salutes the famous BBC Proms Concerts of London’s Royal Albert Hall performing all the well-known favourites including Rule Britannia, Jerusalem, Radetzky March, and Elgar’s Land of Hope and Glory.
Enjoy selections from The Sound of Music, The Merry Widow, Carmen and “The Waltz King” - Johann Strauss, plus Can-Can and Tango dancers. Feel the romance and emotion of the Hungarian Gypsy Orchestras, haunting renditions of Irish favourites and the Pipers’ tribute to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo. This musical and visual spectacular is set to raise the roof!
Our host, violinist Ian Cooper was commissioned to compose and perform at the Opening Ceremony of the Sydney Olympics - broadcast around the world to 2.85 billion viewers. That’s as big as any Australian performer gets.
Bring your flags and come join the fun and frivolity of Ian Cooper’s “An Afternoon At The Proms”.
5 Golden Fiddle Awards – 2 Mo Awards – 4 Ace Awards – 1 Platinum Aria Award
'An Afternoon At The Proms - A Musical Spectacular' attracted two full houses of approximately 4,000 people in The Sydney Town Hall. Feedback from the audience was ecstatic! They raved about the dancers, the soloists, the choir, the orchestra and the wonderfully accomplished and incredible Ian Cooper!Roy Watterson. OAM Nostalgia Productions
Ian Cooper, a blitzkrieg violinist!Sun Herald
Good musicians playing superb music... a delight...Tango, gypsy & classical strains, all executed with great flair....genuine beauty. Sydney Morning Herald