Semester Concert of the Big Band

Klappsmühl' am Rathaus, Mannheim

The big band of the University of Mannheim puts the audience in the mood for the Christmas season on St. Nicholas Day with a casual swing.

As part of the Bigband Chamber Concerts, the big band of the University of Mannheim once again has a diverse program to offer: In addition to Christmas swing classics, there will be excerpts from Sammy Nestico's Night Flight, alongside funk works by Bob Mintzer are arrangements by the Beatles.

The University Big Band College Jazz Orchestra is made up of students, alumni and professors and is led by Jochen Welsch, curator of the Big Band Chamber Concerts. As a special feature, Stefan Ebert takes the hall into another dimension with his voice, flying with him through cloudless heights and paying a visit to Frank Sinatra and Tom Jones.

Tickets are available at the box office from 6.30 p.m. at a price of 15€ (reduced: 10€) or at the theater box office (Tue-Sat 11 a.m.-1 p.m.), by phone at 0621–22488 and by e-mail to

Concert starts at 8 p.m., admission from 7.30 p.m..

Further information on the concert series (in German):