Top That! Irving Berlin Concert
05 September, 2012
Friday Night Is Music Night presents Top That! a celebration of the musical genius, Irving Berlin. Anton Du Beke hosts this glittering event, recorded at the Watford Colosseum and starring Lee Mead, Mary Carewe, Matthew Ford, Georgina Jackson and the sixty piece BBC Concert Orchestra. Richard Balcombe conducts the orchestra and singers as they perform the best of Berlin's music including classic Fred Astaire and Ginger Roger numbers Top Hat, Cheek to Cheek, Change Partners, Isn't This A Lovely Day and Let's Face The Music and Dance. Plus highlights from Berlin's many musical and film scores such as Annie Get Your Gun, Call Me Madam and White Christmas. Join us as Friday Night Is Music Night proves that Irving Berlin was right - 'There's No Business Like Show Business'!
Top That! Irving Berlin Concert will be broadcast on BBC Radio 2, Friday 7th September at 8pm.