Sunday 24 February Portsmouth Guildhall ‘Frank & Ella’

24Feb2019

City : Portsmouth
Venue : Guildhall
Time : 7.30 pm


 

Conductor: Barry Forgie

Vocalists: Claire Martin OBE & Jeff Hooper

The internationally renowned BBC Big Band are joined by award-winning vocalist and BBC Radio Presenter, Claire Martin OBE, and the acclaimed singer, Jeff Hooper, for a celebration of two of the twentieth century’s most iconic entertainers: Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald.

Through a diverse repertoire arranged and curated by the BBC Big Band, the concert celebrates the music of these two music legends, whose legacy and influence continues to define a classic era of music. Featuring classic songs that made them stars – such as ‘The Lady is a Tramp’, ‘I’ve Got You Under My Skin’, ‘That Old Black Magic’ and ‘Someone to Watch Over Me’, as well as exploring the music of some of the bands and orchestras who Frank and Ella worked with through their incredible and varied careers

This is an unmissable evening of feel-good music inspired two of the Twentieth Century’s greatest vocalists and entertainers.