PORT Macquarie will host a world-class orchestral event in November when the music of ABBA is brought to life by BABBA and the George Ellis Orchestra.
The show will be held at Westport Park on November 3, 2018. Tickets go on sale from September 11 at www.mjrpresents.com.
Fans of the legendary Swedish band ABBA will rejoice as BABBA and the George Ellis Orchestra meet the challenge in creating a symphonic concert like you’ve never seen before, paying homage to ABBA’s timeless music.
Following hundreds of millions of albums sold, and forty years after being formed, the music of ABBA can still be heard - and seen - everywhere.
George Ellis is one of Australia’s most admired conductors, composers and orchestrators working with Hans Zimmer, Lou Reed, The Church, Megan Washington and in many cities around the world with career highlights such as the Sydney Olympic opening ceremonies, arts and cultural festivals, opening nights, ARIA Awards, and sporting finals such as the NRL and Davis Cup.
He will lead the 30-piece symphony orchestra with BABBA as they pay loving tribute to ABBA, together they will be re-imagining all your favourite ABBA songs as you’ve never experienced them before including Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! Gimme!, Dancing Queen, Money Money Money, S.O.S., Take a Chance on Me, Chiquitita, Mamma Mia, Voulez-Vous, The Winner Takes it All, Knowing Me Knowing You, Fernando, Does Your Mother Know, Thank You for the Music, One of Us and more.
The approach to combining pop musicians and symphonies has been a game changer for orchestras in their quest to attract new and more expansive audiences.
BABBA is the most exciting and musically accurate tribute to ABBA in the world. In a spellbinding performance of all the hits, BABBA takes you on a musical journey that will have you on your feet uncontrollably. With spine tingling harmonies and a band that will rock your socks off, BABBA is simply the best night out in town.