BBC Big Band
Doors 7pm. Tickets £27.50 - £29.50 including booking fee & levy
BBC Big Band

Event Dates

Sunday, 24 February 2019, 7pm
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BBC Big Band

Sunday 24 Feb 2019 - Doors 7pm. Tickets £27.50 - £29.50 including booking fee & levy

The BBC Big Band

‘Frank & Ella’

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.

World-class musicians … a brilliant musical force" - The Telegraph

A wonderful band!" - Tony Bennett

They brilliantly continue the tradition of Big Band music. As such they are important, as well as marvellous!" - Michael Parkinson

Car Parking Discounted parking tickets are available online or at the box office.
Drinking Kindly note no flash photography or iPads are allowed, and neither is externally bought drinks or any liquids - only certain food will be allowed. See our House Rules for more info.
Booking Fee Kindly note the advertised price includes a booking fee (BF) of 12%. More information

All events at Portsmouth Guildhall include a ticket restoration levy. This restoration levy will help us to invest in maintaining and enhancing facilities within our historic Grade II Listed building, ensuring that we continue to deliver the highest quality experience for event goers, artists and promoters. We appreciate your on going support for Portsmouth Guildhall. A restoration levy is effective on all events that go on sale as of March 1st 2016.

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