25 Jan - 4 Feb 2018
Part of the Kirklees Concert Season 2017-18
Tobias Ringborg, Conductor
Ian Buckle, Piano
Andrew Collins, Presenter
Andrew Collins (Classic FM presenter and Film Editor at Radio Times) guides us through the world of Hollywood film music with help from Tobias Ringborg, Ian Buckle and the Orchestra of Opera North.
With classic scores from Korngold, Williams, and Rota and lesser known gems from Addinsell, Provost and Webb this is a concert where you're bound to know the tunes even if the names are unfamiliar.
Cementing the links between Classic FM, the Kirklees Concert Season and Opera North, there is no better way to celebrate the breadth of music that movies have inspired.
|Korngold||The Adventures of Robin Hood|
|Rózsa||Thief of Bagdad: Eternal love|
|Steiner||Gone with the Wind|
|Provost||Intermezzo: Souvenir de Vienne|
|Herrmann||North by Northwest|
|John Williams||Star Wars|
|John Williams||Schindler’s List: Theme|
|Addinsell||Dangerous Moonlight: Warsaw Concerto|
There was no doubting the conductor's living and breathing the music. His enthusiasm was infectious; the orchestra's vivid response... was not the least of the evening's special qualities
— Opera Today on Tobias Ringborg
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Box Office: 0844 848 2720 (calls cost 7ppm)
Leeds Town Hall is conveniently located in the centre of Leeds, next to Leeds Central Library and Leeds City Art Gallery. It is a five minute walk from both the rail and bus stations and a ten minute drive from the M1 and M62 motorways.
Choose from these fantastic pre-performance dining options and make your experience complete!
Explore the pre-theatre menu (available Monday to Saturday 5.00-6.30pm) or a la carte menu at Iberica, Leeds' authentic Spanish dining experience, just a three minute walk from Leeds Town Hall. Turandot bookers can also enjoy a complimentary glass of cava when ordering from either menu on presentation of ticket (day of performance).
Veritas Ale & Wine Bar
Enjoy a special pre-opera meal at Veritas Ale & Wine Bar. Just a 2 minute walk from Leeds Town Hall, choose either two courses for £13.95 (£17.50 with a 175ml house wine) or three courses for £15.95 (£19.50 with a 175ml house wine). Available 5.00-6.30pm. Booking is required.