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25th May 2024

The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook at Buxton Opera House

A sublime and intimate journey through Burt Bacharach’s 7 decades of hit making !!


25th May 2024 7:30 pm - 10:15 pm

A sophisticated masterclass in melody, honouring BURT BACHARACH, writer of over 60 USA top 40 hits for Dionne Warwick, Dusty Springfield, Aretha Franklin, Elvis Presley, Gene Pitney, The Carpenters and so many more. Atlantic recording artist John Reilly fronts this concert with his spiritual and soulful vocals, backed by Britain’s finest session musicians who have played with Paul Carrack, Take That, The Spice and Lighthouse Family. Female vocals are elegantly performed by Rachel Raynor and the Musical Director overseeing this dazzling non-stop parade of classic songs is Canadian pianist and composer Lewis Nitikman.Reviews: ‘A must see for all Music Lovers’ Billy Hui BBC Radio Merseyside"The Definitive Burt Bacharach Songbook provided a fantastic collection of classic hits that were performed very well by some very talented artists. Add to that some brilliant accompaniments, and you have a show that is highly recommended. 9/10 – Outstanding” Writebase‘A wonderful collection of songs just as they were meant to be heard’ Eliot Kennedy Grammy Award Winner and Burt Bacharach co-writer

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