Classical Wakeman – Live in Lugano

This film features a live concert in Lugano on 2 July 2009 by Rick Wakeman in collaboration with the Orchestra Della Svizzera Italiana. The concert was shown live on Swiss television and it received amazing reviews. The Orchestra della Svizzera Italiana is one of 13 professional orchestras in Switzerland and it includes 41 resident musicians. This event was the perfect setting for Wakeman’s classically inspired songs from albums like The Six Wives Of Henry VIII (1973), Journey To The Centre of The Earth (1974) and King Arthur and The Knights of The Round Table (1975). The complete set list is as follows : King Arthur Suite – Gone But Not Forgotton – Catherine Howard – Help/Eleanor Rigby – After the Ball – Merlin the Magician – Journey to the Centre of the Earth – The Jig – (Credits)