Orchestra Kentucky concludes the season with the music of Bach and Bacharach. Opening with a Charlie Chaplin film, accompanied by Le Boeuf sur let toit, written by Burt Bacharach’s teacher, Darius Milhaud. The orchestra presents the Kentucky premiere of Concerto for Simply Grand Piano and Orchestra by P. D. Q. Bach, the only forgotten son of the Bach family, and the world premiere of Dick Tunney’s Bacharach Concerto. The concert closes with some of the greatest hits of Burt Bacharach, including One Less Bell to Answer, Alfie, The Look of Love, Arthur’s Theme and more.
The Variety Series is sponsored by The Haskins Foundation. The concert is sponsored by Dr. Robert & Pat Goodwin. The concert is co-sponsored by Drs. Charles & Janet Bass Smith, Ken & Barbara Hines and WKU Public Radio.