Swing Into Christmas with the Down for the Count Orchestra

Swing Into Christmas

with the Down for the Count Orchestra

Saturday 28 December 2024, 14:30 & Saturday 28 December 2024, 19:30

Prices from £25.00 to £40.00

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Programme

Includes:
I’ve Got You Under My Skin
A Nightingale Sang in Berkeley Square
Stardust
Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas
Christmas in New Orleans
The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting)
Theme from New York, New York
and many more

Performers

Mike Paul-Smith conductor
Vocalists to be announced

Celebrate the festive season in style with the vocalists and instrumentalists of the Down for the Count Swing Orchestra as they return to Cadogan Hall for their annual festive extravaganza!

This is a Christmas celebration like no other, as Down for the Count recreates the music of Nat “King” Cole, Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Frank Sinatra and many more in a luscious 30-piece “big band with strings” 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’, ‘New York, New York’ and ”S Wonderful’, alongside original arrangements of jazz and festive standards written by principal conductor Mike Paul-Smith and arranger Simon Joyner including ‘Winter Wonderland’ and ‘It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas’.

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

Duration: approx. 2 hours 40 mins (incl. interval)

Ticket Information

£40, £35, £30, £25

Under 16s: £12 off all tickets (not available online)
Students in full-time education: £6 off all tickets (not available online)

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Performances

Saturday 28 December 2024, 14:30
2024-12-28 14:30:00 2024-12-28 17:10:00 Europe/London Swing Into Christmas with the Down for the Count Orchestra Cadogan Hall or one of the supported venues. Please contact the box office for more details.
Saturday 28 December 2024, 19:30
2024-12-28 19:30:00 2024-12-28 22:10:00 Europe/London Swing Into Christmas with the Down for the Count Orchestra Cadogan Hall or one of the supported venues. Please contact the box office for more details.
Songs from the Golden Age of Swing

Down for the Count Swing Orchestra

Sunday 14 April 2024, 18:30

The 30-piece Down for the Count Swing Orchestra and vocalists return to Cadogan Hall with a 'sonic ride back to the sounds of Capitol Studios in the 1950s' (DownBeat Magazine) as they play timeless songs from the Golden Age of Swing music.

Down for the Count Swing Orchestra

Saturday 12 October 2024, 19:30

Down for the Count Swing Orchestra returns with another big-band-with-strings celebration. You’ll be treated to the music of Nat ‘King’ Cole, Ella Fitzgerald, Dean Martin, Peggy Lee, Frank Sinatra, Judy Garland, and many more.

Swing Into Christmas

with the Down for the Count Orchestra

Saturday 28 December 2024, 14:30 & Saturday 28 December 2024, 19:30

Celebrate the festive season in style with the vocalists and instrumentalists of the Down for the Count Swing Orchestra as they return to Cadogan Hall for their annual festive extravaganza!

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