Nina Kristofferson Sings Billie Holiday

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Last Show: Tuesday 21 st May 2019

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

GAB Award Winner & WhatsOnStage Nominated Actor & Singer : The Times describes Nina as "hypnotizing, captivating, electrifying", the actress, singer and writer Nina Kristofferson is bringing her magical show ‘Nina Kristofferson’s Billie Holiday Story’ in Concert. The sell-out hit show is back by popular demand after attracting critical and public acclaim in London’s West End in April-May 2013, 2014 Tour and Edinburgh and sold out runs in 2017 & 2018. 

 

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“For anyone with an appreciation of Billie Holiday’s music, this show is a must-see..."

Jazzwise Magazine

“Nina Kristofferson’s acclaimed Billie Holiday Story delivers heart-breaking and dramatic snippets about Lady Day’s...” (The Stage) 

 “For anyone with an appreciation of Billie Holiday’s music, this show is a must-see..." Jazzwise Magazine

 “Nina Kristofferson has a remarkable range, capable of extreme raunchiness in her lower register and extreme sweetness in her top notes…" Edinburgh Informer

 “Mesmerising” Absolute Radio

 “Humorous, Believable Performance'” Gay Times

 “A Hugely Moving Production” Afridiziak

“A Dazzling and Emotional Account of Vibrant, Soulful Music " The British Blacklist

“A Mesmerizing and Beautiful Performance” Londontheatre1.Com

Nina Kristofferson sings Billie Holiday is a very intimate and special concert taken from this musical play’s brilliant cocktail of songs and stories from Billie Holiday’s life, featuring her greatest hits: God Bless The Child, Lover Man, Strange Fruit, Don’t Explain, All of me and many more. 

Nina Kristofferson describes how, “Billie’s unusual timbre tells a story like no other jazz singer. Her phrasing and timing is heartfelt as she takes you on her journey. Nina Kristofferson has won critical acclaim as an accomplished singer of many styles encompassing Jazz & Blues to Opera.

http://ninakristoffersonsbillieholidaystory.com

Allan Rogers (Pianist and MD) is also the MD on the Strictly Come Dancing Arena Tour at the O2 and Wembley Arena.  He has enjoyed a long and varied career as a session musician and Musical Director, working with artists such as Cilla Black, Marti Caine, Cliff Richard, Petula Clark, and recently Music Associate for Elaine Paige and Russell Watson. Allan’s TV credits include Record Breakers, Generation Game, Stars in Their Eyes, and One Night with Rod Stewart. Theatre credits include ‘Time’ starring Cliff Richard (Dominion Theatre), ‘A Clockwork Orange’ (RSC, working with Bono and The Edge of U2 on the score), ‘Flamenka’ (Lyric Theatre) and ‘Liberace Live from Heaven’ (Leciester Square Theatre).

Band Lineup

Nina Kristofferson (vocals)

Allan Rogers (piano and MD)