Wednesday, September 9

Nelson Riddle Anniversary Concert with Graham Bickley, Clare Teal and Curtis Stigers

There is Friday Night Is Music Night concert being recorded at the Hackney Empire on 13th October celebrating the 100th anniversary of musician and arranger Nelson Riddle. Clare Teal, Graham Bickley and Curtis Stigers will present his story and sing an extraordinary selection of songs arranged by Riddle for legendary performers including  Frank Sinatra, Peggy Lee, Nat 'King' Cole and Judy Garland. Among the songs are  The Folks Who Live on the Hill; Let's Face the Music And Dance; Night and Day, The Lady Is A Tramp; I've Got the World On A String and  Mona Lisa

They will be acompanied by the The BBC Concert Orchestra, conducted by Richard Balcombe who are joined by the BBC Big Band.

The concert will be  broadcast on  Radio 2 Friday Night is Music Night at a later date.


 Tickets for Nelson Riddle Concert

1 comment:

haribo34 said...

could someone tell me what is the anniversary celebrating - it isn't his birthday, so just wondering what the 100 years is celebrating?

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