Friday 18 November 2022, 8.00pm
Saturday 19 November 2022, 2.30pm & 8.00pm
Australia’s leading lady Rhonda Burchmore joins one of the country’s finest jazz ensembles, The Jack Earle Big Band, for A Red Hot Swingin’ Christmas at The Regal Theatre.
In celebration of their upcoming studio Christmas album, Rhonda and Jack will present a spectacular holiday concert featuring dazzling new arrangements with band. Paying homage and tribute to the great swing masters, the undisputed Queen of Christmas will exhilarate audiences with Red Hot renditions of holiday hits.
Rhonda and Jack will reimagine timeless standards such as Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, Cool Yule, We Need a Little Christmas and Let it Snow for a festive extravaganza unlike any other. Jack Earle’s arrangements sparkle with originality and combined with his extraordinary musicianship, guarantee to make temperatures soar and hearts pulse.
In the finest vocal form of her career, Rhonda will breath new life into these Christmas classics as she glides effortlessly through a repertoire packed with the greatest holiday songs of all time. Her immaculate voice will soar above it all, one moment assured and strong, the next seductive liquid blues. There will be no shortage of glamour, with glittering ensembles and gowns galore, giving audiences everything they’ve come to love and expect from Ms B.
Earlier this year, Rhonda and Jack recorded their highly anticipated Christmas album which audiences will have the distinct pleasure of experiencing live in this special event. Combine this brilliant musical pairing with twenty of Australia’s finest musicians and the result is a sensational swing affair guaranteed to melt even the iciest of hearts.
For over forty years Rhonda has remained a staple of Christmas festivities throughout the country, charming audiences year after year in Carols by Candlelight, Carols in the Domain and the Lord Mayor’s Christmas Carols. A Red Hot Swingin’ Christmas is a nostalgic saunter through the most wonderful time of the year; jam packed with uplifting, inspiring and joyous music for the ages. Prepare yourself for an unforgettable evening of your favourite Christmas classics reimagined, the likes of which can only be delivered by the beloved star of stage and screen Rhonda Burchmore. If swing is your thing, this is the Christmas concert for you!