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Films in Concert at the Royal Albert Hall are back!

We’ve been huge fans of many outstanding events at the Royal Albert Hall, and have been lucky enough to attend a number of evenings including Michael Giacchino‘s 50th Birthday, Danny Elfman‘s return to the world of Tim Burton, and Jurassic Park in Concert, so it’s with huge pleasure that we share news of all the upcoming 2021 and 2022 Films in Concert in the hallowed hall, and ways to book your tickets today!

FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Orchestra World Tour

The FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE Orchestra World Tour, presented by AWR Music Productions, is an electrifying new concert based entirely on the highly anticipated and groundbreaking game from SQUARE ENIX.

Experience all-new symphonic arrangements based on composer Nobuo Uematsu’s beloved FINAL FANTASY VII music, and the FINAL FANTASY VII REMAKE theme song Hollow.

Performed by the renowned Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and Maida Vale Singers, led by conductor Arnie Roth, with stunning, high-definition video scenes from the new game created exclusively for this concert by SQUARE ENIX.

Sun 19 Sep, 2pm & 7pm

Tickets £20-£90

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and Maida Vale Singers

Conductor: Arnie Roth

Tix: https://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/events/2021/final-fantasy-vii-remake-orchestra-world-tour/

Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix in Concert

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to the Royal Albert Hall for the fifth installment of J.K. Rowling’s classic saga. For the first time ever, audiences can rediscover the magic of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix while a live symphony orchestra performs Nicholas Hooper’s unforgettable score and Harry Potter soars across the big screen in high-definition.

Fri 24 Sep (7:30pm), Sat 25 Sep (2:30pm & 7:30pm), Sun 26 Sep (1:30 & 6:30pm)

Tickets £28.50-£89.50

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Conductor: Justin Freer

Tix: https://tickets.royalalberthall.com/production/69807

The Muppet Christmas Carol in Concert

This show will take you on a magical journey through the classic Charles Dickens story performed by the Muppets.

In this heartwarming Disney movie, Kermit the Frog plays Bob Cratchit, the put-upon clerk of stingy Ebenezer Scrooge (Michael Caine). Gonzo, as Dickens, narrates the story with the help of Rizzo the Rat. The film also features Miss Piggy as Emily Cratchit among others.

The original score, composed by Miles Goodman with songs by Oscar, Emmy and Grammy-winning songwriter Paul Williams, will be performed live by a full symphony orchestra while the film is projected in high definition on the big screen.

Sat 11 Dec, 2:30pm & 7pm

Tickets £25-£68.50

Tix: https://tickets.royalalberthall.com/production/71939

Brassed Off Live

This 1996 bittersweet comedy-drama, written and directed by Mark Herman, stars Pete Postlethwaite as Danny, the devoted leader of the Grimley Colliery Band, who is determined to show the Tories ‘we are not defeated’. Ewan McGregor, Stephen Tompkinson and Tara Fitzgerald are just some of the stand-outs in an impressive ensemble cast.

Relive a piece of British cinema history as the Grimethorpe Colliery Band and members of the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra under the baton of Ben Palmer perform the score live alongside the film on the big screen, at the iconic venue at the film’s heart.

Wed 25 May 2022, 7pm

Tickets £27.92-£81

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Conductor: Ben Palmer

Tix: https://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/events/2022/brassed-off-live/

The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in Concert

Experience The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring in concert in 2022! Peter Jackson’s award-winning epic fantasy adventure, based on the J.R.R. Tolkien novels, follows a hobbit named Frodo Baggins, who finds himself in the possession of the all-powerful One Ring, and the fellowship formed to take it to Mount Doom to be destroyed.

This screening will see the music of Middle-earth come to life, with Howard Shore’s Academy Award-winning score being performed live by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra whilst the movie plays on the big screen above. Considered one of the most ambitious projects in film history, it took eight years to bring The Lord of the Rings to the screen. 

Fri 27 May 2022 (7:30pm), Sat 28 May 2022 (1:30pm & 7:30pm)

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Tix: https://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/events/2022/the-lord-of-the-rings-the-fellowship-of-the-ring-in-concert/

Superman in Concert

Celebrate Hollywood’s greatest cinematic superhero in 2022! Directed by Richard Donner, and showcasing a young Christopher ReeveSuperman (1978) features a star-studded cast including Margot Kidder as intrepid reporter Lois Lane, Gene Hackman as the villainous Lex Luthor, and the inimitable Marlon Brando as Jor-El.

Donner’s beloved film adaptation relays the inspiring origins of Superman, from his narrow escape as an infant from the doomed planet Krypton, to his formative years on a farm in Smallville, Kansas, and finally to his arrival in Metropolis, where he leads dual lives as mild-mannered reporter Clark Kent and as the mythical ‘Man of Steel’.

Superman in Concert will see the film played in high-definition on the big screen, whilst John Williams’ triumphant original score will be conducted by Anthony Gabriele and performed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra live to picture.

Sat 25 Jun 2022 (7:30pm)

Tickets £34-£80.50

Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra

Conductor: Anthony Gabriele

Tix: https://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/events/2022/superman-in-concert/

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in Concert

Experience Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in concert in 2022, which sees Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia and co. joined by Jabba the Hutt, Yoda and the Ewoks in an adventure across the galaxy as Darth Vader prepares to unleash the final blow to the Rebel Alliance.

Presented live in concert for the first time in the UK, the climactic sixth episode of the Star Wars saga will be projected in high definition on the big screen, with Oscar-winning composer John Williams’ musical score performed live by the incredible London Symphony Orchestra.

Fri 23 Sep 2022 (7:30pm), Sat 24 Sep 2022 (2:30pm & 7:30pm), Sun 25 Sep 2022 (1:30pm & 6:30pm)

Tickets £37-£90.50

London Symphony Orchestra

Tix: https://www.royalalberthall.com/tickets/events/2022/star-wars-return-of-the-jedi-in-concert

For more Royal Albert Hall events, head here: royalalberthall.com/tickets

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