High Standards celebrates the greatest songbook of the 20th century, featuring magnificent tunes from such writers as Cole Porter, George Gershwin, Irving Berlin and Harold Arlen made famous the world over by the likes of Frank Sinatra, Billie Holiday, Nat King Cole, Nina Simone and many more.
Some of Australia’s favourite artists including David Campbell, Kate Ceberano, Alinta Chidzey, Rodger Corser, Tania Doko, Michael Falzon, iOTA, Zahra Newman, Emma Pask, the members of Swing on This (Luke Kennedy, Matt Lee, and Ben Mingay), and Tom Burlinson – will reimagine beautiful standards like Someone to Watch Over Me, Summertime, Over the Rainbow, I’ve Got You Under My Skin, Night and Day and My Funny Valentine.
Since 1944 the Actors Benevolent Fund (ABF) has provided a safety net for entertainment professionals, both past and present and of all ages, giving critical financial help at their time of greatest need. Through compassionate and confidential support, the ABF helps entertainment professionals throughout NSW maintain their health, dignity and ability to work.
City Recital Hall, Angel Place, Sydney
Performance: Monday 28 October 2019 – 7.30pm
Information and Bookings: www.cityrecitalhall.com
Image: A selection of artists appearing at High Standards (supplied)