"Legrand Affair," produced by Phil Ramone and featuring a 100-piece symphony arranged and conducted by Legrand, is currently scheduled for an Oct. 18 release on Ghostlight Records, according to the actress' official website.
"After 6 years and 3 babies, I am proud to have gotten it to the place it was always meant to be, in honor of Michel Legrand who I love and respect beyond words," Errico says on her website. The actress co-starred in Legrand's Broadway musical Amour, earning a Tony nomination for her performance.
Melissa Errico, most recently seen on Broadway in Irving Berlin's White Christmas, 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 Candida (Drama Desk nomination for Outstanding Actress in a Play), 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."
Michel Legrand is the recipient of three Academy Awards and five Grammy Awards. His songs include “What Are You Doing the Rest of Your Life?,” “The Windmills of Your Mind,” “How Do You Keep the Music Playing?” and “Papa, Can You Hear Me?” He also wrote the score for Broadway's Amour.