BBC Radio 2‘s Friday Night is Music Night celebrates the life and work of the great Cy Coleman. With a 60 piece BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Mike Reed, The Capital City Voices and a stellar cast from London’s West End. Starring Michael Xavier, Siobhan Dillon, Ria Jones, and Tam Mutu. Presented by Anneka Rice, this is a concert not to be missed.
Cy Coleman was the man who gave Sinatra “Witchcraft”, Tony Bennett “The Best is Yet to Come”, and Sammy Davis Jr “The Rhythm of Life”. He was the six year old child prodigy who gave piano recitals at Carnegie Hall; he grew up to be one of the most successful songwriters and composers in musical theatre history. Click HERE to listen.