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MUSIC REVIEW: The LSO: A Life in Film at the Barbican

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The London Symphony Orchestra celebrated its 70-plus years making music for movies with a sold-out concert at Barbican Hall on April 4 that ended with an enthusiastic standing ovation. The warm response was sparked not … Continue reading

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MUSIC REVIEW: CBSO plays film music by Anthony Hopkins

By Ray Bennett In an evening of film scores played impeccably by the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Howard Shore’s theme from “The Silence of the Lambs” caused shivers and every attempt was made to warn that Hannibal Lecter was … Continue reading

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George Fenton Q&A to kick off LSO concert at Barbican

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Director Stephen Frears will join composer George Fenton for a conversation with film music expert Tommy Pearson ahead of the London Symphony Orchestra concert of Fenton’s movie scores at the Barbican on Sunday. The Q&A begins … Continue reading

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MUSIC REVIEW: ‘Filmharmonic’ at the Royal Albert Hall

By Ray Bennett The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra’s annual Filmharmonic concert at the Royal Albert Hall on Friday night kept a large crowd of film music enthusiasts entertained with scores by top composers including John Williams, Maurice Jarre, John Barry, Lalo … Continue reading

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