Helen Theophanous Sings Bacharach
Entry Requirements: Under 18s to be accompanied by an appropriate adult
For this special show, Helen and the band will be presenting many of the most loved Bacharach compositions with jazz arrangements by MD Geoff Castle. Helen has her own tongue-in-cheek lyrics to the controversial “Hey Little Girl” together with many other Bacharach numbers such as “A House Is Not A Home” and “Alfie”. The songs of Bacharach are the soundtrack to the lives of generations and audience participation may not be avoidable! Bacharach and David received the Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for popular song in 2012, a tribute to their lifetime contribution to Popular Song exemplifying the standard of excellence associated with the Gershwins. Acclaimed as music's “Greatest Living Composer” in 2008 by The Recording Academy, Burt Bacharach continues to compose and to tour worldwide. Complimenting Helen’s sultry warm vocals will be Geoff Castle, (Nucleus, Paz), on piano, Paul Morgan on bass, Steve Taylor on drums & Kelvin Christiane on saxophones. Helen’s welcoming stage presence ensures that every gig is a memorable and enjoyable experience. Her regular Sunday Lunchtime series at The Bull's Head is proving to be among some of the most popular dates in the Bull’s Head calendar. Claire Martin, acclaimed vocalist, radio presenter and OBE says of her, “Classy...drama...presence...”
Helen, who has a wide-ranging background in musical theatre and on the concert platform, has been delighting London audiences for many years with her warm voice and welcoming stage presence. “Classy …. great voice ….. stunning…. fantastic drama …. presence …..” says international jazz vocalist and radio presenter Claire Martin.