What the World Needs Now: The Music of Burt Bacharach

Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra

Conductor Richard Balcombe 

with

Graham Bickley
Mary Carewe
Alison Jiear
Sarah Lark

Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, The Look Of Love, Magic Moments, What The World Needs Now, Do You Know The Way to San Jose?, Twenty-Four Hours from Tulsa, What’s New Pussycat?, Anyone Who Had A Heart, Walk On By… Burt Bacharach wrote the kind of tunes that you know without even realising it. They’re the soundtrack to an era; the easiest of easy listening, with an irresistible swing. With brand new symphonic orchestrations, a quartet of star vocalists this gala concert celebrates 50 years of chart successes by one of the 20th century’s most prolific and popular musicians. Relaxation doesn’t get any classier…

Presented by Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra in association with GRB Concerts

Pre-concert Interview: Richard Balcombe
6.25pm, free with a concert ticket

Peter Yeman, chair of the Friends of Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, interviews Conductor Richard Balcombe. His insightful interviews provide a compelling and different take on the classical world. Booking not required.

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