Saddle up and get ready for a heck of a showStunning, stirring and spectacular Western themes will be celebrated at the Royal Albert Hall this March in the UK Premiere of a new show celebrating some of the genre’s most iconic moments.
Western movie and TV scores from the likes of John Barry, Elmer Bernstein, Dimitri Tiomkin and the legendary Ennio Morricone will be performed by the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra And Chorus, whilst original footage will be screened simultaneously on the big screen above.
Western Music In Concert will bring together all of Morricone’s best-loved Western themes – from The Good, The Bad And The Ugly to Once Upon A Time In The West – along with stunning, Oscar-winning scores from the likes of The Magnificent Seven, Dances With Wolves and High Noon.
The orchestra will also play TV themes from Rawhide and Lonesome Dove and delve deep into the genre, performing a handful of lost classics (German Westerns, anyone?) conducted by Ludwig Wicki.
Also featuring guest soloists:
- Country music star Michael Peterson
- Mezzo-soprano Kaitlyn Lusk
Doors open: 6:45pm. Show starts: 7:30pm.