Burt Bacharach at 91
A celebration concert of the music of Burt Bacharach
Featuring Ireland’s finest talent – Chloe Agnew, The O’Neill Sisters, Luke Thomas, very special guest Mary Byrne, the brilliant voice of Ronan Collins and introducing Rachel Coyne.
With big band conducted by Eugene McCarthy, this superb night of music celebrates the amazing "The Bacharach Songbook".
Burt Bacharach – The Hit Maker – wrote some of the greatest pop songs ever including "Walk On By", "There’s Always Something There To Remind Me", "Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head", "I Say A Little Prayer", "Do You Know The Way To San Jose", "24 Hours From Tulsa", "Arthur’s Theme (Best That You Can Do)", "On My Own", "Alfie", "What’s New Pussycat…" the list is endless!
Add in movie soundtracks for films like Butch Cassidy & The Sundance Kid, Alfie, Arthur and many more and you realise that Burt Bacharach is one of the most important songwriters of his, or any other, generation. His songs have been recorded by a who’s who of the music business….Tom Jones, Dionne Warwick, Gene Pitney, Michael McDonald, Perry Como, Dusty Springfield, Neil Diamond, Christopher Cross, Rod Stewart and many others.
Presented by Pat Egan Sound Ltd.