Raiders of the Lost Ark • Jurassic Park • War Horse • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade • Munich • Memoirs of a Geisha • Catch Me If You Can • Lincoln • Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone • Star Wars • Olympic Fanfare and Theme • Hook • Jaws
No-one writes a big film theme like John Williams – no wonder he’s one of the world’s most popular living composers. And if you think his music is thrilling on the big screen, just wait until you hear it live at Symphony Hall – as the CBSO plays a blockbuster concert of John Williams’s very greatest themes. www.cbso.co.uk
Including music from:Slumdog Millionaire •Lord of the Rings •Pirates of the Caribbean • Atonement • Paul •Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire • Lagaan •The King’s Speech • Chicken Run • Love Actually •Pride and Prejudice • There Will Be Blood
Gandalf defying the Balrog… dazzling Bollywood dance routines… plasticine chickens with goofy grins… the sparkle in Captain Jack Sparrow’s eye. Let the truly sensational music that accompanied these unforgettable moments bring them flooding back. In this spectacular opening concert of our Soundtrack to your Summer festival, we celebrate the very latest classics of the silver screen, many of which are featured in Classic FM’s movie music chart. From soaring romance to white-knuckle thrills, these are the soundtracks to all our lives – performed with passion in the glittering surroundings of Symphony Hall. The adventure starts here!
Williams:Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone– Suite Shore: Theme from Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring Marianelli:Pride and Prejudice – Suite Greenwood: Music from There Will Be Blood Rahman: Slumdog Millionaire – Suite Gregson-Williams: Chronicles of Narnia – Royal Coronation
Zimmer: Finale from Pirates of the Caribbean Suite Desplat: The King’s Speech – Suite (Premiere) Rahman: Theme from Lagaan Marianelli: Excerpts from Atonement Arnold: ‘Goodbye (It’s a little awkward)’ from Paul (Premiere) Armstrong: ‘Glasgow Love Theme’ from Love Actually / ‘Cello Theme’ from World Trade Center Powell / Gregson-Williams: ‘Escape to Paradise’ from Chicken Run Encore reprise Zimmer: Pirates of the Caribbean
“Musical scores for silent films unearthed in Birmingham” : www.guardian.co.uk/culture/2011/jul/14/musical-scores-silent-films-birmingham … “Some of the tunes will be heard for the first time in 80 years next Tuesday – not even the librarians have heard them yet – at the launch of the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra’s film music festival, when they will be performed at a free pre-concert eventby Ben Dawson, the CBSO’s pianist.”