Film Scores Live

In Film Scores Live, cinematic music emerges from the background and becomes the star for a night. Famous soundtracks are brought to life by some of the finest orchestras around.

Be swept away by 1940s romance Brief Encounter, accompanied by the London Philharmonic Orchestra, and see Hitchcock classic Psycho made all the more spine-tingling by a live performance of its chilling score.

Find yourself glued to the edge of your seat by two other Hitchcock thrillers, as the suspense of The Lodger and Vertigo is heightened by live renditions of each film’s haunting soundtrack.

The series also features two gems of modern cinema. Hear Jonny Greenwood’s fraught and evocatively discordant score for There Will Be Blood, and Mica Levi’s otherworldly music for the enigmatic Scarlett Johansson film Under the Skin.

Join us as we shine a spotlight on some of cinema’s most unforgettable soundtracks.

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Fri, 03/31/2017 - 18:01
Hear Mica Levi talk about her approach to music-making
Contemporary Classical
Classical music
Fri, 03/31/2017 - 17:50
The composer and musician tells us about her musical style, fears and best musical joke
Contemporary Classical
Classical music
Fri, 03/31/2017 - 15:11
Composer and musician Mica Levi shares the musical influences behind her score to Under the Skin

23 Jun 2017

Classical music
Contemporary Classical
7:30 pm, 23 Jun 2017
A cinematic masterpiece comes alive accompanied by the spine-tingling score performed live

24 Jun 2017

Classical music
12:00 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Discover how Alfred Hitchock used music to help create some of the most tense films ever made
Classical music
Chamber & Recital
7:30 pm, 24 Jun 2017
Organist David Briggs plays a live, improvised soundtrack to Alfred Hitchcock’s film The Lodger

25 Jun 2017

Classical music
Contemporary Classical
3:00 pm, 25 Jun 2017
See Hitchcock's classic Vertigo with Bernard Herrmann's score played live

12 Oct 2017

Classical music
7:30 pm, 12 Oct 2017
The Philharmonia performs a live soundtrack to the masterpiece Battleship Potemkin

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