Larry Blank

Larry has worked extensively as a conductor, composer and orchestrator/arranger in theatre, films, television and concerts.

Larry has received Tony and Drama Desk nominations for his orchestrations of Catch Me If You Can, The Drowsey Chaperone and White Christmas. Larry also received Drama Desk nominations for A Christmas Story and Honeymoon in Vegas.

He is a regular conductor for BBC Radio’s Friday Night is Music Night, and the Society of London Theatre’s annual Olivier Awards.

Larry was MD/conductor for many shows on Broadway and Los Angeles including A Chorus Line, They’re Playing Our Song, La Cage Aux Folles, Sugar Babies, Evita and Phantom of the Opera.

Larry is the Resident Pops Conductor for Pasadena Symphony. He has conducted most of the orchestras throughout the world, including the New York Philharmonic, Western Australia Symphony Orchestra, Los Angeles Philharmonic, National Symphony Orchestra, Boston Pops and Toronto Symphony.

He has arranged and/or conducted for Barbra Streisand, Michael Feinstein, Marilyn Horne, Michael Crawford, Marvin Hamlisch, Bernadette Peters, Elaine Stritch, Lorna Luft, Elaine Paige, Jason Alexander, Martin Short, Georgia Brown and many others.

Larry was a three term President of the American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers.

Orchestrations

2017

THE OLIVIER AWARDS
Royal Albert Hall
CONCERT MUSICALS
Opera de Toulon
MICHAEL FEINSTEIN CONCERTS
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
BROADWAY WITH LOVE
Hallé Concerts Society

2016

MAN OF LA MANCHA
5th Avenue Theatre
MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS
Royal Alexandra Theatre, Toronto
HOLIDAY INN
Director: Gordon Greenberg
Roundabout Theater, Broadway
THE OLIVER AWARDS 2016
Director: Julian Bird
Royal Opera House
MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS
Director: Terry Johnson
Noel Coward Theatre
GUYS AND DOLLS
Director: Gordon Greenberg
Phoenix and Tour

2015

GUYS AND DOLLS
Gordon Greenberg
Savoy Theatre/UK Tour
PRINCE OF BROADWAY
Hal Prince
Tokyo & Osaka, Japan
THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST (Music Supervisor)
Adrian Noble
Vaudeville Theatre and UK Tour
MRS HENDERSON PRESENTS
Terry Johnson
Theatre Royal Bath
SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS (with Mark Cumberland)
Rachel Kavanaugh
Open Air Regents Park
MACK AND MABEL (Additional)
Jonathan Church
Chichester Festival Theatre/UK Tour
HOLIDAY INN
Gordon Greenberg
Muny, St. Louis
NEW YORK SPECTACULAR
Warren Carlisle
Radio City Music Hall
THE OLIVIER AWARDS 2015
Julian Bird
Royal Opera House
HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
Gary Griffin
Nederlander Theatre, Broadway

2014

IRVING BERLIN MEDLEY
New York Philharmonic
Lincoln Center
CITY OF ANGELS
Josie Rourke
Donmar Warehouse
GUYS AND DOLLS
Gordon Greenberg
Chichester Festival Theatre
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Jonathan Church
UK Tour, Japan, International Tour, Russia & Australia
THE OLIVIER AWARDS 2014
Julian Bird
Royal Opera House

2013

JOSH GROBAN
Hollywood Bowl
PAULO SZOT
New York Philharmonic
JASON ALEXANDER
Boston Pops
THE NANCE
Jack O’Brian
Lincoln Center/Lyceum Theater Broadway
FIORELLO
Encores
THE OLIVIER AWARDS 2013
Julian Bird
Royal Opera House

2012

ALADDIN
David Morgan
O2 Arena
A CHRISTMAS STORY
John Rando
Lunt Fontane, Broadway
ROMAN HOLIDAY (with Doug Besterman)
John Miller-Stephany
Guthrie Theater
THE OLIVIER AWARDS 2012
Julian Bird
Royal Opera House
SINGIN’ IN THE RAIN
Jonathan Church
Palace Theatre
LONG DAY’S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT (Composer)
Anthony Page
Apollo Theatre

2011

PETER PAN (With Patrick O’Neil)
Director: David Morgan
Dublin & Mayflower, Southampton
CATCH ME IF YOU CAN (With Marc Shaiman)
Director: Jack O’Brian
Neil Simon Theater, Broadway
THE OLIVIER AWARDS 2011
Director: Julian Bird
Theatre Royal Drury Lane

2010

A CHRISTMAS STORY
Director: John Rando
Fifth Avenue Theater, Seattle
LEGALLY BLONDE
Director: Jerry Mitchell
US Tour

Other Notable Credits Include

JERRY HERMAN TRIBUTE
2009 Tony Awards
THE SOUND OF MUSIC
UK Tour, International Tour & Australia
CAROUSEL
Savoy Theatre
LIZA MINNELLI
Hollywood Bowl
AMERICAN IN PARIS (with Doug Besterman)
Alley Theatre
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
Savoy Theatre
DROWSY CHAPERONE
Ahmanson Theatre & Aldwych Theatre
FAME BECOMES ME
Bernard B. Jacobs Theater, Broadway
JERRY HERMAN TRIBUTE
2009 Tony Awards
GUYS AND DOLLS
Piccadilly Theatre (with Doug Besterman)
LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (Additional)
Marquis Theater, Broadway
MACK AND MABEL
Piccadilly Theatre
WHITE CHRISTMAS
Muny, San Francisco, Broadway, US Tour, West End
BEAUTIFUL AND DAMNED
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Apollo Theatre

BBC Radio 2 Friday Night Is Music Night, Music Director BBC Concert Orchestra

REMEMBERING GERSHWIN
Hackney Empire
MICHAEL FEINSTEIN
Hackney Empire
ROGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN
Theatre Royal Drury Lane
DANCE MASTERS
Mermaid Theatre
MICHAEL FEINSTEIN
Hackney Empire
LERNER AND LOWE
Mermaid Theatre
CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
Mermaid Theatre
CAHN/VAN HUESEN
Mermaid Theatre
SINGULAR SENSATION
Mermaid Theatre
GENE KELLY
Hackney Empire
KANDER AND EBB
Mermaid Theatre
FRANK LOESSER
Mermaid Theatre
DISNEY
Lyceum Theatre

Television and Film

THE PRODUCERS
CHICAGO
BARNEY’S GREAT ADVENTURE
SOUTH PARK
MRS SANTA CLAUS
WHAT’S THE WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN?
THE KID
KISS THE GIRLS
THE AMERICAN PRESIDENT
FORGET PARIS
CITY SLICKERS II: THE LEGEND OF CURLY’S GOLD
THE NET
THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT III
ALL DOGS GO TO HEAVEN 2
BOGUS
NORTH
SPEECHLESS
I’D DO ANYTHING
STUART SAVES HIS FAMILY
ALADDIN AND THE KING OF THIEVES
THE JUNGLE BOOK 2
CATS DON’T DANCE