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The show was magical – a nice warm Colorado June night with the GMO surrounded by WW2 planes, tanks, etc and everybody in 1940’s contume. The concert at the American Music Theater in Lancaster Pa on 7/16 was incredible!The highlights for me were Maria’s emotional and lyrical “Body and Soul”, “Mission to Moscow” which really cooked but still swung at that fast tempo and when Nick dedicated “In the Mood” to the veteran of Normandy who was celebrating his 100th birthday.Real class on the band’s part and the standing ovation for the gentleman was tear jerking. Featuring 13 world-class musicians from the United Kingdom and 15 of Singapore's talented musicians to perform 50 years of Bond theme tunes, from the classic Dr No, Goldfinger and Live and Let Die through to Skyfall and Spectre. 所以请不要问我什么时候退出歌坛, 也不要在我退出人坛三鞠躬时才做我的记念演唱会, 请在我活着时, 看我的现场演唱会! 指挥：倪恩辉叙述和撰稿：Kamini Ramachandran (Moon Shadow Stories)神笔马良/ 潘耀田一同与 SCO闯入迷人的华乐和童话与传说的世界里吧！我们向《神笔马良》学习惊人的毅力，再到中国的另一处探访然后去探望《滴叽滴叽淌波》（Tikki Tikki Tembo）和拥有不同的神力的七兄弟见证伟大的亲情! Direct from London - Be shaken and stirred at this show concert presenting the music from each and every James Bond film made, under the baton of British conductor, Pete Harrison, with an explosive 28-piece live band.
Also, I was really glad my 12 year old daughter was with me and that she enjoyed the band so much.