Swing into Christmas with the Down for the Count Concert Orchestra

Swing into Christmas

With the Down for the Count Concert Orchestra

Wednesday 29 December 2021, 19:30

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Swing into Christmas Past Event


Programme includes:
‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’
‘Let’s Face the Music and Dance’
‘The Nearness of You’
‘I’ve Got My Love To Keep Me Warm’
‘I’ll Be Home For Christmas’
‘Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas’
plus many more!


Down for the Count Concert Orchestra
Mike Paul-Smith conductor
Hannah Castleman vocals
Katie Birtill vocals
Lydia Bell vocals
Callum Gillies vocals

The Down for the Count Concert Orchestra presents a festive celebration featuring the music of Nat ‘King’ Cole, Billie Holiday, Judy Garland, Ella Fitzgerald and many more in a luscious 28-piece orchestral setting evoking the sounds of the great Capitol Studios recordings.

Expect to hear faithful recreations of the best music of the swing era including ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’, ‘Let’s Face The Music and Dance’ and ”S Wonderful’, alongside original arrangements of jazz and festive standards written by the Orchestra’s principal conductor Mike Paul-Smith, including ‘Lush Life’ and ‘The Christmas Song’ (Chestnuts roasting).

Awesome!’ (Michael Bublé)

A sonic ride back to the sounds of Capitol Studios in the 1950s (DownBeat Magazine)

A breath of fresh air on the swing scene (Twinwood Festival)

Duration: approx. 2 hours 15 minutes (incl. internal)

Ticket Information

£36, £30, £24

Concessions: £2 off

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