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Celebrating the BBC Concert Orchestra: Double Acts

Actor Adrian Scarborough presents a concert recorded in March at London's Royal Festival Hall on the subject of double acts featuring Maria Friedman and Adrian Der Gregorian.

Adrian Scarborough presents a concert recorded in March at the Royal Festival Hall in London on the subject of Double Acts – famous duos and couples – featuring stars of the West End stage singers Maria Friedman and her husband Adrian Der Gregorian

Daring duos, comedy couples and popular pairs - this gem of a concert, with the BBC Concert Orchestra and its chief guest conductor Keith Lockhart, invites you to get swept up in the love, heartbreak and comedy that some of the best loved duos have to offer

Olivier award-winning singer/actors Maria Friedman and Adrian der Gregorian star in this programme celebrating the best double acts and romances from musicals, theatre, film and beyond!

2.00pm
Berlioz: Overture: Beatrice & Benedict
Berlin: Anything You Can Do; The Girl That I Marry; I Got Lost In His Arms; They Say It’s Wonderful (from Annie Get Your Gun)
Tchaikovsky: Romeo & Juliet
Arnold/Price: Sherlock Suite
Sondheim: A Little Priest (from Sweeney Todd)
Gary Carpenter: Fred & Ginger
Lerner & Loewe: I remember it well (from Gigi)
Loesser: Sue Me (from Guys & Dolls)
Williams: Suite for Cello & Orchestra (from Memoirs of a Geisha)
Steiner/Hupfeld: Suite from Casablanca
Gershwin They Can’t Take That Away; The Man I Love; Let’s Call The Whole Thing Off
Porter: You’re The Top (from Anything Goes)
Maria Friedman & Adrian Der Gregorian (singers)
BBC Concert Orchestra
Keith Lockhart (conductor)

3.45pm
Our Classical Century
Birtwistle: Panic
John Harle (saxophone)
Paul Clarvis (drums)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Andrew Davis (conductor)

2 hours, 31 minutes

Music Played

  • Hector Berlioz

    Overture Beatrice and Benedict

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Irving Berlin

    Anything You Can Do (Annie Get Your Gun)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Maria Friedman. Singer: Adrian Der Gregorian.
  • Irving Berlin

    The Girl That I Marry (Annie Get Your Gun)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Adrian Der Gregorian.
  • Irving Berlin

    I Got Lost in His Arms (Annie Get Your Gun)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Maria Friedman.
  • Irving Berlin

    They Say It's Wonderfuul (Annie Get Your Gun)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Maria Friedman. Singer: Adrian Der Gregorian.
  • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

    Fantasy Overture Romeo and Juliet

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • David Arnold

    Sherlock Suite

    Composer: Michael Price. Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Stephen Sondheim

    A Little Priest (Sweeney Todd)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Maria Friedman. Singer: Adrian Der Gregorian.
  • Gary Carpenter

    Fred and Ginger

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Frederick Loewe

    I Remember it Well (Gigi)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Maria Friedman. Singer: Adrian Der Gregorian.
  • Frank Loesser

    Sue Me (Guys and Dolls)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Maria Friedman. Singer: Adrian Der Gregorian.
  • John Williams

    Sayuri's Theme (Memoirs of a Geisha)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • Max Steiner

    Suite from Casablanca

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart.
  • George Gershwin

    They Can't Take That Away From Me

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Adrian Der Gregorian.
  • George Gershwin

    The Man I Love

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Maria Friedman.
  • George Gershwin

    Let's Call the Whole Thing Off

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Maria Friedman. Singer: Adrian Der Gregorian.
  • Cole Porter

    You're the Top (Anything Goes)

    Orchestra: BBC Concert Orchestra. Conductor: Keith Lockhart. Singer: Maria Friedman. Singer: Adrian Der Gregorian.
  • Sir Harrison Birtwistle

    Panic

    Performer: John Harle. Performer: Paul Clarvis. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Sir Andrew Davis.
  • Jean Sibelius

    Night-Ride and Sunrise, Op 55

    Orchestra: Orchestre de la Suisse Romande. Conductor: Horst Stein.
    • Decca.

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