2nd of December 2017 at 6pm at the O2 arena Prague
The pilgramage of “Fellowship of the Ring” is reaching its end, the decisive battle for Middle-earth begins! Experience the dramatic conclusion of the entire trilogy in a unique film shown on a gigantic movie screen and with the live accompaniment of a 250 member orchestra, choir and international soloists.
The premiere of the Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings – Return of the King on a large screen with an area of more than 150 square meters accompanied by a 250 member symphony orchestra, choir and soloists, will be held on 2ndDecember 2017 at the O2 arena. One of the most famous and prolific conductors in the genre of live music accompanied by famous film works, Maestro Ludwig Wicki, has also agreed to take part. Czech audiences had the opportunity to see and appreciate his work with the orchestra and choir performances at the recent Amadeus Live.
The film The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King – an adaptation of J.R.R.Tolkien book – had its premiere in the Czech Republic on 15th January 2004. It was attended by three quarters of a million viewers. The beautiful music to the whole trilogy was the work of Howard Shore, for which he received two Oscars (for The Fellowship of the Ring and The Return of the King). A third Oscar was then awarded for the final song of the whole saga – Into the West – sang by the famous Annie Lennox.
“The wide range of music requires a symphony orchestra, mixed choir, boys’ choir and instrumental and vocal soloists singing in Tolkien’s literary languages but of course, also in English”, explains the author. “My first music for the trilogy Lord of the Rings Fellowship of the Ring, was the beginning of my journey into Tolkien’s world and I will always have to this music and to experience itself very special relationship”, added Shore. His storytelling show the full and creates the second plan to the story. Styles and instruments from around the world illustrate and characterize the individual elements of Tolkien’s saga.
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