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‘Something of a masterpiece’ The Scotsman
‘Impressive musicianship’ The Observer
The award-winning comedian and musician Vikki Stone presents the London premiere of her debut orchestral work, Concerto for Comedian and Orchestra, in which the comedian takes the role of ‘soloist’ alongside the London Musical Theatre Orchestra conducted by Ben Glassberg. The concerto had its debut performance at Glastonbury Festival, and has also played the Latitude and Edinburgh Festivals.
This is Vikki’s second collaboration with the London Musical Theatre Orchestra, having previously starred in Howard Goodall’s World War II musical Girlfriends. They recorded a live cast album, which is soon to be released.
Vikki Stone studied at the Royal Academy of Music and has performed her original comedy songs on TV; she appears regularly on BBC Radio 4’s The Now Show.