UNH Celebrity Series Swingle Singers perform October 14
Durham NH –
The Swingle Singer will perform on October 14 at 7pm in the Paul Creative Arts Center’s Johnson Theatre.
Inspired by music from 50 years of Swingle history and contemporary artists, the Swingle Singers continue to push the boundaries with their versions of classic songs. This new show features music by trendsetting British bands Elbow and Mumford and Sons, as well as audience favorites by Björk, the Beatles, Bach, and many others. With their breathtaking new arrangements, haunting harmonies and epic beats, the current lineup of the Swingles bring an energy that's new, contemporary, and relevant. Their message: Don't reinvent the wheel, reinvent the feel!
For almost half a century, the Swingle Singers have pushed the boundaries of what the human voice can achieve. Their vocal agility and blend, combined with captivating showmanship, have thrilled generations of audiences around the globe. Five decades on from their pioneering, Grammy-winning debut album Jazz Sébastien Bach in 1963, today’s Swingle Singers are an international a cappella phenomenon. These seven young and versatile voices deliver folk ballads, funk jams and fugues with equal precision and passion. As their 50th year approaches, the Swingles invite you to join them for the next stage of their extraordinary journey.
Tickets for the Celebrity Series can be purchased on line at www.unharts.com, with an order form from the brochure available on line at www.unh.edu/celebrity, or by calling 603-862-7222(PCAC). Tickets must be picked up at the PCAC Box Office. The hours of operation are Monday – Friday, 10:00am – 5:00pm as well as one hour before each event.