The grand old man of music in the blue shirt and matching blue suede shoes is none other than Claude Michel
Schonberg, who co-composed Miss Saigon almost 30 years ago, and also has Les Miserables, Martin Guerre and Marguerite amongst his credits.
Chris Eldon Lee spoke to original composer Claude Michel
Schonberg (whose other musical credits include Les Miserables) at the show's sitzprobe - the first meeting between orchestra YOU can tell it's summer the brass section is in shorts; trumpet, trombone and two French horns at the ready.
At the very beginning I wanted to take the audience somewhere specialto another country and another culture Claude Michel
The 'koreokapela' portion, the last section of the show, had Korus singing and dancing to several selections that included a Tribute to the King of Pop (Michael Jackson) and One Day More (Alain Boublil and Claude Michel
Schonberg) from the Broadway hit Les Miserables.
Based on the novel by French Victor Hugo music is by Claude Michel
Schonberg and French lyrics by Alain Boublil it was translated into Welsh by chair winning poet Tudur Dylan Jones losing nothing in translation.
In many ways, Solar Impulse is a flying laboratory for new and existing lightweight technologies and other materials that can help to achieve breakthrough results in energy efficiency," according to Claude Michel
, Solvay's Solar Impulse project manager.
Cluny, Claude Michel
, Dictionnaire des nouveaux cinemas arabes, Sindbad, Paris, 1978.
Designers needed the panels to be impervious to mechanical deformation, UV resistant and flexible, says Claude Michel
, a chemical engineer and head of the Solvay/Solar Impulse partnership.
The concert in honour of Claude Michel
Schonberg will be staged at Huddersfield University's St Paul's Hall this Saturday and Sunday.
Epicurean sage and modern Montaigne, Claude Michel
Cluny has published to date close to five thousand pages of short stories, novels, poems, historical studies, and autobiographical works, while thousands of pages of journalistic essays and reviews are still awaiting their publication in book format.
13 Did Claude Michel
Schonberg write the music or the lyrics for the musical Miss Saigon?
The scene marks the moment when Miss Saigon creators Alain Boubil and Claude Michel
Schonberg were first inspired to write the musical.