Nina Kristofferson Sings Billie Holiday

The Pheasantry (Chelsea)

This year marks the 65th anniversary of the US singing legend Billie Holiday’s tragic death at the young age of 44 and on the 7 April we are coming together to honour and celebrate Billie Holiday’s Birthday, and we invite you to join us. The Queen of Jazz, Lady Day’s music has been honoured by the Award Singing Jazz & Opera sensation, Nina Kristofferson ‘Skilfully integrating, a faithful account – Must-see, Tour-de-force’ Jazzwise Magazine from ‘Lady’ Kristofferson London’s West End in 2013 sold-out run and Award Winning Show.

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“must-see, tour-de-force, skilfully integrating & faithful account”

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The Pheasantry, Chelsea, London on 7 April, Billie Holiday’s Birthday with more tour dates to follow.

Nina Kristofferson who was one of the first mourners to see the late Queen Elizabeth II, Lying-In-State at Westminster Hall, was recently invited again to Buckingham Palace to conclude her ‘Timeless’ Concerts at the end of December, and the Multi-Award Winner, Nina Kristofferson is now Back by Popular Demand Touring her Billie Holiday Story in Concert in Honour of Celebrating the sensational and popular music of Lady Day, the Queen of Jazz.  Nina shares her prodigious musical talents to WOW audiences again on her mini tour which includes Valentine’s Day in London’s West End with her intimate Billie Holiday Concert, which started her Tour at The Radlett Centre, Hertfordshire on the 8 February 2024 at 7.30pm; The Pheasantry, Chelsea, London on 14 February, Valentine’s Day Special at 8pm and The Eric Morecombe Centre, Harpenden on 29 March, Bank Holiday Easter Special at 7.30pm; The Pheasantry Chelsea, London on 7 April with more tour dates to follow.

Nina is a Critically Acclaimed Multi-Award Winning International Actor & Singer. Nina Kristofferson Has been described by The Times as ‘hypnotizing, captivating, electrifying’, the actress, singer and writer of her self-penned one-woman shows ‘Nina Kristofferson’s Billie Holiday Story’ and ‘Nina Kristofferson’s ‘Timeless’ and her outstanding work in the Arts & the Community have recently won her THE EQUALITY, DIVERSITY & INCLUSION (EDI), UNSUNG HERO AWARD in the ARTS COMMUNITY, Brent Council; THE WGGB OLWEN WYMARK THEATRE ENCOURAGEMENT AWARD at WGGB; AWARD OF EXCELLENCE at The Houses of Parliament BHM (Black History Month); a LEGEND AWARD for Services to the Community & Humanity at Trinidad & Tobago Awards; GAB AWARD (Gathering of Africa’s Best) for Excellence in The Arts for Africa & Africans around the World; OPERA SINGING UK AFRICA DIASPORA FORUM AWARD for Making a difference in the Community; WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE AWARD at Mothers & Queen Awards & Nominations from WhatsOnStage Awards, receiving countless 5 Stars, from her Sold-Out – West End Season, continued outstanding critical and public acclaim is now back by popular demand on the 8 February 2024 with her Award Winning ‘BILLIE HOLIDAY CONCERT’ which is a mesmerizing selection of songs from the jazz, pop, musical theatre, classical era and more.

Nina Kristofferson has been engaged as a Senior Teaching Lecturer at Universities and a former Director of Equality Diversity & Inclusion.  Her work in Higher Education has been shining a light on resolutions, bringing together a more diverse community and fostering a healthy community for the faculty and students.  Nina’s shows are educational and she has been winning Awards as an accomplished actress and singer of many styles encompassing Shakespeare, Jazz & Blues to Opera. Some of Nina’s extensive theatre and TV credits include playing Billie Holiday in “Nina Kristofferson’s Billie Holiday Story” (West End, Latitude Festival & No. 1 Tour), Mrs Vanderkieft in The Sting (Wiltons Music Hall’, Medea in “Medea” (Northern Broadsides UK tour), Bess in “Porgy & Bess” (USA), Cleopatra in “Anthony & Cleopatra” (Birmingham), Liz Imbrie “In High Society” (Regent’s Park & West End) Paula Symons in “Doctors” for the BBC, Valerie Ronson in World of Darkness Documentary Feature Film and a Voice Over Artiste for Commercials and Games. Nina has been involved in countless Photo Shoots, Corporate Events and is a Session Singer and can be contacted via Elizabeth Davies : [email protected]


Allan Rogers (Pianist and MD) is also the MD on the Strictly Come Dancing Arena Tour at the O2 and Wembley Arena (from the start – on-going).  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).  Nina Kristofferson’s Billie Holiday Story (West End 2013, 2014 Tour, West End 2013-2024) Nina Kristofferson Sings Timeless (2019/2024 onwards).

Informed Edinburgh

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

"Moving, Magical & Gripping. An Enjoyable Evening: Unique And Inspiring" WestEndWilma

 “5 Rapturous And Unquestionable Stars” For The Power and Sheer Beauty Of Her Voice and the Absolute Intelligence of the Whole Performance." 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

Band Lineup

Nina Kristofferson (vocals)

Allan Rogers (MD)