Friday, April 26

Barry Manilow to headline BBC Proms in the Park

It has just been announced that Barry Manilow is to headline BBC Proms in the Park on Saturday 14th September at Hyde Park, London.  The event will be compered by Michael Ball and Barry will be joined by founding member of The Pretenders Chrissie Hynde, English-Italian singer-songwriter Jack Savoretti,  90s British pop duo the Lighthouse Family, East London-born RnB and soul singer Gabrielle, operatic soprano Aida Garifullina, Rock Choir with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by  Richard Balcombe. Further line up announcements are still to  follow.

The show will be broadcast live on BBC Radio 2 as part of the world-famous Last Night of the Proms.

The Grammy award-winning singer Barry Manilow has a a career spanning more than 50 years, famous for global hits including  ‘Copacabana (At the Copa)’ (1978), ‘Mandy’ (1974) and ‘Can’t Smile Without You’ (1977), will headline Proms in the Park 2019.  Manilow has recorded and released 47 Top 40 singles, including 12 numbers ones, some of which he will bring to Hyde Park for a live performance alongside the BBC Concert Orchestra. He said: I am so excited to be coming back to London’s Hyde Park for Proms in the Park in September! I always love performing with the BBC Concert orchestra, so I know we’re all in for a wonderful time.

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