Alex Mendham & his Orchestra, UK
Premiere in Russia!
Alex Mendham and his Orchestra play an outstanding repertoire from the Golden age of Jazz with modern energy and passion. Pieces by George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Irving Berlin and others favourites of the epoch takes the audience into the times of Great Gatsby – roaring 1920s and charming 1930s.
The eleven-piece Orchestra is resident orchestra at the Savoy Hotel. The bandleader is charismatic conductor and vocalist Alex Mendham, pearl of the Orchestra – fabulous vocalists Dunlop sisters. The musicians preserve the sound of vintage Hollywood by playing original instruments of that time.
The Orchestra has steadily earned itself the reputation of being the "go-to" group for television and film alike. Band members have appeared in ITV’s "Downton Abbey" and "Mr. Selfridge".
"We are thrilled and excited to receive the great honour of being invited to Russia to perform at the Platonov Art Festival, it will be our first visit to Russia and we are eager to impress the audience and provide a wonderful evening of entertainment! Russia has long been top of our wish list to perform!"