Burt Bacharach to debut in Israel at age 84

April 10, 2013 09:22


Dear Reader,
As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, traditional business models are no longer sustainable and high-quality publications, like ours, are being forced to look for new ways to keep going. Unlike many other news organizations, we have not put up a paywall. We want to keep our journalism open and accessible and be able to keep providing you with news and analyses from the frontlines of Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World.

As one of our loyal readers, we ask you to be our partner.

For $5 a month you will receive access to the following:

  • A user uxperience almost completely free of ads
  • Access to our Premium Section and our monthly magazine to learn Hebrew, Ivrit
  • Content from the award-winning Jerusalem Repor
  • A brand new ePaper featuring the daily newspaper as it appears in print in Israel

Help us grow and continue telling Israel’s story to the world.

Thank you,

Ronit Hasin-Hochman, CEO, Jerusalem Post Group
Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief

UPGRADE YOUR JPOST EXPERIENCE FOR 5$ PER MONTH Show me later Don't show it again

One of the pop era's greatest songwriters will be making a belated debut  performance in Israel this summer. At age 84, Burt Bacharach, who together with his lyricist Hal David, has written a veritable greatest hits of timeless American pop classics, will appear on July 2 at the Zappa Shoni Amphitheater in Binyamina.

Among the pianist's compositions are "Walk on By," "I Say A Little Prayer," "I'll Never Fall in Love Again," "Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head", all immortalized by singers like Dionne Warwick, Jackie Deshannon and BJ Thomas.

Bacharach is revered among subsequent generations of songwriters, with Elvis Costello, Rufus Wainwright and Adele all having collaborated with him in recent years. His autobiography "Anyone Who Had a Heart" is slated to be published later this year.

Tickets to Bacharach's sole Israel show will cost between NIS 299 and NIS 449 and are available via www.misterticket.co.il or *9080.

Related Content

Breaking news
July 22, 2018
Syrian state television claims Israel may have attacked in Hama province