Amour's Errico to Head Back Into the Recording Studio

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Melissa Errico, who received a Tony nomination for her performance in Amour, will head back into the recording studio later this month.
Melissa Errico
Melissa Errico

On her official website Errico says that she will re-record her vocals for her upcoming CD featuring the tunes of Amour composer Michel Legrand. Director Richard Jay-Alexander, most recently represented by the acclaimed production of Guys and Dolls in Concert at the Hollywood Bowl, will join Errico in the studio; Jay-Alexander is also Errico's new concert director. "I guess after three kids (yes Victoria is 3 and the baby twins are thriving, I am so grateful)," Errico writes on her website, "I have new spirit to bring to the cd and I'm so excited about it. I had put it on the shelf for a while when the 'lullabies' cd got picked up so suddenly, but it's time for that next recording to come into the world."

A release date for the Legrand recording has yet to be announced.

Melissa Errico began her professional career portraying Cosette in Les Misérables, and she followed with leading Broadway roles in Anna Karenina, My Fair Lady, High Society, Amour (Tony nomination) and Dracula, plus roles in the City Center Encores! productions of Call Me Madam and One Touch of Venus. She appeared in a production of Threepenny Opera at the Williamstown Theatre Festival, and her recent Off-Broadway credits include Finian's Rainbow and Aunt Dan and Lemon. She also starred in the Hollywood Bowl presentations of Camelot and The Sound of Music. Errico's debut solo recording was titled "Blue Like That"; her new recording is titled "Lullabies and Wildflowers."

For more information visit www.melissaerrico.com.

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