Concerts

Mary has wowed audiences around the world in a wide variety of concert programmes - with orchestras and ensembles as well as in cabaret. 

In the UK Mary performs regularly with orchestras such as The Hallé, The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, The CBSO, The BBC Concert Orcheatra and The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and she has toured to Australia, China, Russia, Malaysia, Thailand and around Europe and well as having many invitiations to sing in the USA. 
She stars in concerts such as ' THE MUSIC OF BURT BACHARACH', 'BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY', ' LA VIE EN ROSE',  'SONGS OF THE 60s' and 'OSCAR WINNERS' and 'THE MUSIC OF JAMES BOND'.

She has been a guest artist with ensembles such as The Matrix Ensemble, BCMG,  Psappha, Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Viva and London Sinfonietta and is a regular member of The Sheridan Ensemble. With her own band of musicians she has presented 'FIRST LADIES OF SONG - from Joni to Adele' around the UK and Germany.

PROGRAMMEs - with orchestra:

THE MUSIC OF JAMES BOND

Mary specialises in singing the theme songs from the last 50 years of the explosive James Bond movies and has performed them with orchestras around the world. Songs including Goldfinger, Diamonds Are Forever, For Your Eyes Only,  Licence To Kill, Nobody Does It Better and Skyfall.

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Come to the cabaret!

Welcome to Weimar Berlin - 1920-1933 - and the cabaret and theatre music of that era by Spoliansky, Hollander, Waxman and Weill interwoven with songs from the great Broadway musical Cabaret.
Includes Mack the Knife, Falling in love again, Surabaya Johnny, Cabaret and Maybe This Time.

View 'Come to the Cabaret' video

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BERNSTEIN ON BROADWAY - Centenary

For 2018 and his 100th year Mary presents this concert that features songs from Leonard Bernstein's great works for theatre and film - with excerpts from WEST SIDE STORY, ON THE TOWN, WONDERFUL TOWN, PETER PAN, TROUBLE IN TAHITI, 1600 PENSYLVANIA AVENUE, CANDIDE and ON THE WATERFRONT.

The programme is designed for Mary plus Soprano and Baritone.

 

BEYOND THE RAINBOW

A celebration of the songs and music synonymous with Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli, a most extraordinary Mother and Daughter team. Includes New York, New York, Get Happy, The Man That Got Away, The Trolley Song, Cabaret and Over The Rainbow.

More information here

 Listen to a montage from 'Beyond The Rainbow'

PROGRAMMES - with ensemble:

Chacona, Lamento, Walking Blues

Inspired by Alex Ross' article this programme takes the listener on a musical journey from the Early Baroque to Rock, Jazz and Contemporary music, including improvisations - all arranged by the Sheridan Ensemble for its unique instrumental combination.

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Watch a video clip

Celebrating the First ladies of song

Fantastic songs written by extraordinary female singer songwriters - from Joni to Adele. A celebration of the women behind hits including 'You're So Vain', 'Natural Woman', 'Both Sides Now', 'Sweet Dreams', '9 to 5', 'Time After Time' and 'Someone Like You'. Beautiful arrangements of hit songs.

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› Visit the First Ladies Of Song website

 

Ten CENTS A DANCE

...SONGS OF THE SPEAKEASIES.
When the US government banned the sale and consumption of alcohol in 1920 illegal bars sprung up around the country. This was the Roaring 20s, Jazz and the Blues were the popular sounds of the day and flapper girls, shocked the establishment.
Includes Jeepers Creepers, Button Up Your Overcoat, I Wanna Be Loved By You, Who's Sorry Now, Ain't Misbehavin', Let's Do It...
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"Mary Carewe is a true diva of the concert platform, a dynamic servant of text and music..."

— Nottingham Evening Post