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With a Little Bit of Lerner

Larry Blank conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra and a host of musical theatre stars in a concert celebrating the work of legendary lyricist Alan J Lerner in his centenary year.

Broadway maestro Larry Blank conducts the BBC Concert Orchestra and a host of stars in a celebration of the genius of musical theatre lyricist Alan J Lerner in his centenary year. The concert features many of his best known songs from shows including My Fair Lady, Gigi, Brigadoon and Camelot as well some little-known gems, with music by Frederick Loewe, Burton Lane, John Barry, Charles Strouse and Leonard Bernstein.

Singers: Christine Andreas, David Bedella, Samantha Bond, Matt Ford, Ben Forster, Alex Hanson, Linzi Hateley, Rob Houchen, Alexia Khadime, Jamie Lambert, Julian Ovenden, Charlotte Page, Liz Robertson, Caroline Sheen, Rachel Tucker & the Guildford School of Acting Choir
BBC Concert Orchestra, conductor Larry Blank
Hosts: Samantha Bond & Jamie Lambert.

2 hours, 30 minutes

Music Played

  • Frederick Loewe

    Overture - My Fair Lady

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank.
  • Frederick Loewe

    Why can't the English (My Fair Lady)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Ben Forster.
  • Frederick Loewe

    I could have danced all night (My Fair Lady)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Charlotte Page.
  • Frederick Loewe

    On the street where you live (My Fair Lady)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Rob Houchen.
  • André Previn

    Alan Jay Lerner title song medley

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Choir: Guildford School of Acting Choir.
  • Burton Lane

    How could you believe me (Royal Wedding)

    Singer: Rachel Tucker. Singer: David Bedella. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank.
  • Burton Lane

    Too late now (Royal Wedding)

    Performer: Andy Vinter. Singer: Christine Andreas.
  • Frederick Loewe

    How to handle a woman (Camelot)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Ben Forster.
  • Frederick Loewe

    If I would ever leave you (Camelot)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Jamie Lambert.
  • Frederick Loewe

    Overture - Paint your Wagon

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank.
  • Frederick Loewe

    They call the wind Maria (Paint your Wagon)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Matt Ford. Singer: Ben Forster. Singer: Rob Houchen. Singer: Jamie Lambert. Choir: Guildford School of Acting Choir.
  • Frederick Loewe

    Gigi

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: David Bedella. Choir: Guildford School of Acting Choir.
  • Frederick Loewe

    I remember it well (Gigi)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Samantha Bond. Singer: Alex Hanson.
  • Frederick Loewe

    The Night they invented champagne (Gigi)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Choir: Guildford School of Acting Choir. Singer: Linzi Hately. Singer: Caroline Sheen. Singer: Alexia Khadime.
  • Kurt Weill

    Lerner without Loewe Overture

    Composer: Burton Lane. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank.
  • Burton Lane

    Come back to me (On a Clear Day)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Matt Ford.
  • Burton Lane

    Hurry it's lovely up here (On a Clear Day)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Linzi Hately.
  • Burton Lane

    What did I have (On a Clear Day)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Christine Andreas.
  • John Barry

    In the broken promised land of fifteen (Lolita my Love)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Alex Hanson.
  • Burton Lane

    Why him? (Carmelina)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Alexia Khadime.
  • Leonard Bernstein

    Take care of this house (1600 Pennsylvania Avenue)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Caroline Sheen.
  • Frederick Loewe

    Brigadoon (excerpt)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank.
  • Frederick Loewe

    Heather on the Hill (Brigadoon)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Julian Ovenden. Singer: Caroline Sheen.
  • Frederick Loewe

    Almost like being in love (Brigadoon)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Julian Ovenden.
  • Charles Strouse

    Another Life (Dance a little Closer)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Liz Robertson.
  • Burton Lane

    On a Clear Day

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: Rachel Tucker. Choir: Guildford School of Acting Choir.
  • Frederick Loewe

    With a little bit of luck (My Fair Lady)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Larry Blank. Singer: David Bedella. Choir: Guildford School of Acting Choir.
  • Leos Janáček

    In the Mists (No 4)

    Performer: Charles Owen.
    • Leos Janacek: Piano music: Charles Owen.
    • Somm New Horizons.
    • 18.
  • Malcolm Arnold

    Strathspey (Four Scottish Dances, Op 59)

    Orchestra: Philharmonia Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Irving.
    • Arnold: Homage to the Queen etc, PO / Irving.
    • EMI.
    • 39.

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Performer BBC Concert Orchestra

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