Swing into Christmas with the Down for the Count Concert Orchestra

Swing Into Christmas

With the Down for the Count Concert Orchestra

Wednesday 28 December 2022, 19:30

Past Event
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
Plus vocalists to be announced

The Down for the Count Concert Orchestra returns to Cadogan Hall for a spectacular 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 ‘The Nearness of You’, alongside original arrangements of jazz and festive standards written by the Orchestra’s principal conductor Mike Paul-Smith, including ‘Winter Wonderland’ 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)

Recommended age: 7+

Next Down for the Count Concert Orchestra concert:
Voices of Swing, 13 May

Duration: approx. 2 hours 30 minutes (incl. interval)

Ticket Information

£36, £30, £24

Under 16s: £12 off all prices (not available online)
Full-time Students: £6 off all prices (not available online, valid ID required)

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