University Concert Hall is delighted to welcome The
Swingles to open the 2024 Limerick Sings International Choral Festival.
The Swingles are one of the world’s most admired
and loved vocal groups, and their stylish, classy shows take them to venues and
festival stages across the world. They have earned 5 Grammy® Awards and are
recipients of multiple prestigious international accolades. With generations of
fans from their live performances and appearances on film and TV soundtracks,
The Swingles’ are as relevant today as when Ward Swingle started the group
nearly six decades ago.
With their trademark vocal dexterity and innate
musicality, The Swingles are reimagining jazz, classical, folk and pop from
their ever-growing repertoire of arrangements, alongside a rich vein of new
original material. They make creative use of close-mic amplification and unique
live audio looping techniques to their stage performances – an immersive
layering up of vocals to mesmerise the audience.
The Swingles have
appeared on film and TV soundtracks, including ‘The Two Popes’, ‘Sex and the
City’, ‘Wedding Crashers’ and ‘Glee’. In 2017, they co-wrote and performed a
song for the end credits of Alexander Payne’s film ‘Downsizing’, and in 2021
sang on Disney’s blockbuster, ‘Cruella’. Their prolific output of music videos has earned them
millions of views and new audiences around the world.
Presented by University Concert Hall
Groups (10+): €28 per person. Please contact the Box Office for group bookings and other concession rates. Booking fees apply
The Swingles: Limerick Sings International Choral Festival