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posted 31/10/2019

Swingin’ the Great Standards at City Recital Hall

Tom Burlinson Brings Swingin’ The Great Standards To City Recital Hall, Sydney

Tom Burlinson will jump off his role in the current season of ‘Chicago’ and bring a new show of old standards and favourites when he brings his new show Swingin’ The Great Standards to the City Recital Hall, Sydney on Friday 13th December. Tickets on sale now. 

Tom will be performing some of the most memorable songs from the greatest composers and lyricists of the 20th Century, accompanied by one of the best big band orchestras in the business. In Swingin’ The Great Standards Tom has selected material from Irving Berlin, Jerome Kern, George Gershwin, Richard Rodgers, Harold Arlen, Cole Porter and other fine songwriters, and with all of his trademark charm and humour will entertain audiences with stories and insights into the lives and careers of these amazingly talented men and their timeless songs.

With words and music that evoke passionate memories from the lifetimes of so many people, Tom will perform much-loved classics such as Stormy Weather and Something’s Gotta Give and classics from Broadway, Tin Pan Alley and the silver screen like As Time Goes By and Cheek to Cheek. Other songs include The Way You Look TonightLove is Here to Stay, The Song is YouNight and Day, and Where or When to name just a few. Many of these were recorded by greats such as Frank Sinatra and Ella Fitzgerald as well as more modern stars like Diana Krall and Michael Buble.

Swingin’ The Great Standards will feature musical arrangements for an orchestra with both horn and string sections. The orchestra is conducted by renowned and incredibly talented musician Ralph Pyl who has worked with Tom for more than 20 years on shows such as Frank – A Life in Song, Now We’re Swingin’, Simply SinatraSinatra at the Sands and Swing that Music with Tom Burlinson & Emma Pask.

Tom Burlinson is one of Australia’s most popular and loved leading men.  From his film and television roles early in his career, to leading parts and appearances across various theatre and stage productions, Tom is one of Australia’s most sought after performers and loved singers.  Known for his love of Frank Sinatra and his flawless interpretations, Swingin’ The Great Standards promises to be a night of big sounds, fabulous showmanship and suave sophistication that takes you on a fascinating musical journey – and should not be missed!

What: Tom Burlinson — Swingin’ the Great Standards

Where: City Recital Hall, 2 Angel Place, Sydney NSW, 2000

When: Friday, 13th December 2019

To Find Out More and Purchase Tickets Click Here

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