'Top That!', celebrating the work of the legendary composer, Irving Berlin, was recorded by BBC Radio 2 for their Friday Night Is Music Night series and was subsequently broadcast at 8.00pm on Friday 7 September - see seperate article.
The orchestra opened both halves and closed the first with wonderful overtures, while each singer charmed us with four solos during the evening, including many of Berlin's best-known songs, before joining voices for the finale There's No Business Like Show Business.
Lee, so handsome in black tie, sang his solo numbers in a meltingly rich voice that caressed the ears and soothed the soul. They were:
Last updated: 28 June 2015