UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra
Date and timeMon 13.12.2021, at 7:00 p.m. – 9:15 p.m.
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra & The Finnish Air Force Big Band feat. Antti Koivula & Elena Mindru: The Big Xmas
A unique concert with two Finnish professional big bands will be held in Dewcember. For the first time ever, the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and The Finnish Air Force Big Band will join forces on the stage, together with the singers Antti Koivula and Elena Mindru as soloists.
The concert program contains well known Christmas songs from Finland and abroad in arrangements for big band. The Finnish Air Force Big Band and Antti Koivula plays upbeat pop and rock Christmas songs by artists like Brian Setzer, EWF and James Brown.
Elena Mindru, who debuts as soloist with the UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra, performs American Christmas songs in the swing and jazz traditions, as made famous by Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra among others.
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra is conducted by Ed Partyka, Jaakko Nurila leads The Finnish Air Force Big Band.
Helsinki Hall of Culture
13.12.2021 at 19.00
Tickets 39/34€ from Lippupiste, duration 2 h 15 min with intermission.
Image: UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra (c) Christer Nuutinen