'A Couple of Swells' play Irving Berlin

Poster for 'A Couple of Swells'

Jazz singer Claire Martin and pianist Sir Richard Rodney Bennett play Irving Berlin at King's on 5 March. Five times BBC Jazz award winner Claire joins Richard for this sophisticated cabaret - 'A Couple of Swells' - in celebration of Sir Richard’s 75th birthday.

Claire and Richard share a love of Irving Berlin, widely considered to be one of the greatest songwriters of all time. Their brand new show will feature Richard's arrangements of Berlin classics like ‘Let’s face the music and dance’, ‘How deep is the ocean’, ‘What’ll I do?’, ‘Cheek to cheek’ and ‘Let yourself go’.

The concert will take place in the Hall at King's, and wine will be for sale. Tickets: £18, £150 for a table of 10, available from The Shop at King's, 13 King's Parade, Cambridge CB2 1SP (tel: 1223 769340). Please note there is a £2 surcharge for card transactions.

In conversation

You are warmly invited to see Sir Richard and Claire Martin in conversation with Stephen Cleobury, 4pm Keynes Hall. Tickets £5.

Evensong in the Chapel will include Sir Richard’s Sermons and Devotions. 5.30pm. All welcome.

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25 January 2011