Roland Perrin - Lansky: The Mob's Money Man
Monday 27 April 2015 7:30 PM
Queen Elizabeth Hall, Southbank Centre, London SE1 8XX
Roland Perrin – Lansky: The Mob's Money Man (CEFC commission and world premiere)
Crouch End Festival Chorus
David Temple - conductor
Roland Perrin and The Blue Planet Orchestra
Rachel Sutton - jazz singer
Allan Corduner - narrator
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In this vibrant concert drama, composer and jazz musician Roland Perrin spotlights the remarkable life of mobster Meyer Lansky – a key player in the criminal underworld who built an international gambling empire. Infused...
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