School concert

Tribute to Burt Bacharach


30.11. 10.00

Madetoja Hall

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Teemu Takanen


Nina Mya vocals
Tuomo Prättälä vocals
UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra
Oulu Sinfonia

NOTICE! A concert for school groups, also open to other audience. Duration about 60 min., no intermission.

UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and Oulu Sinfonia continue their relationship and join their ranks into one large orchestra with more than fifty members. This concert lets the audience enjoy some of the most beautiful work by American composer Burt Bacharach (1928–2023) under the direction of conductor Teemu Takanen. Takanen has orchestrated a concert full of Bacharach’s most popular hits for a large light music ensemble. The jazz and soul singers Nina Mya and Tuomo Prättälä perform as featured vocalists.

The concert features some of Bacharach’s most beloved compositions, including The Look Of Love, Walk On By, Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head and I Say A Little Prayer. All in all, Bacharach composed more than 70 songs that appeared on the Top 40 list in the United States, and his work has also been heard in films, television series and musicals. During his career, he received six Grammy awards and three Oscars.


Duration about 60 min, no intermission

Tickets 20 € normal and pensioner / 12,51 € student, unemployed, child (3–17 yrs)
Free entry to the concert for Kaikukortti holders (limited amount, must be purchased in advance from Oulu10 service point).

Tickets for school groups 8 €/student, 0 €/teacher with his/her group

How to enter

Enter your group to the school concert by sending an e-mail to no later than on Monday 13th November 2023.

Please include the following information to your e-mail:

  • the name of the school
  • the contact person: name, e-mail address and telephone number
  • how many students and how many teachers does your group include
  • does your group include persons with special needs, i. e. wheel chair
  • are you paying on arrival or do you prefer an invoice
  • billing address (internal invoice to the schools belonging to the City of Oulu organization, external invoice to others).

Nina Mya.