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Saturday 22 June 2024

1:00pm at Hamer Hall Selling fast

Saturday 22 June 2024

7:30pm at Hamer Hall

From Tuesday 21 May – Monday 1 July 2024, the entry and exit of the Arts Centre Melbourne Car Park will be via Southbank Boulevard only. This may cause delays, so we recommend allowing an additional 30 minutes for arrival and exit.

As well, the Lions Club International Parade at Kings Domain held on 22 June may impact travel on surrounding roads.

Plan to arrive early for performances, as late entry will not be allowed until a suitable break.

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Considered one of the greatest songwriters of all time, Burt Bacharach, along with long-time collaborator Hal David, provided the soundtrack to our lives. The Oscar, Grammy and Emmy Award winner has written some of the world’s most beloved songs.

In celebration of his career and music legacy, the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra under the baton of Benjamin Northey, will be joined by a stellar cast including David Campbell, Caroline O’Connor, Emma Pask and Thndo to perform some of his greatest hits. These include What the World Needs Now, Alfie, Walk on By, I Say a Little Prayer, Close to You, One Less Bell to Answer, Any Day Now, That’s What Friends Are For and more.


Melbourne Symphony Orchestra
Benjamin Northey
Mark Sutcliffe creative director

David Campbell vocalist
Caroline O'Connor
Emma Pask

What the World Needs Now is presented in association with Make My Mark

2023 Ryman 600

What the World Needs Now is proudly presented by MSO Premier Partner Ryman Healthcare.

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