Wednesday, June 18, 2008

LOTR Symphony Comes to Tampere, Finland

News is spreading fast on this one, so I'm actually a little behind in announcing it! Nonetheless, see the release below:

The Lord of the Rings Symphony 2009

Composer Howard Shore's masterwork, The Lord of the Rings Symphony: Six Movements for Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists, gets it Finnish premiere with two concerts in May 2009.  The Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra takes You to a musical journey into the realm of Middle-earth, featuring original illustrations and storyboards by Alan Lee and John Howe with over 200 musicians and singers on stage.

Fri 1 May 2009 7 pm Tampere Hall
Sat 2 May 2009 7 pm Tampere Hall
Howard Shore:
The Lord of the Rings Symphony
- Six Movements for Orchestra, Chorus and Soloists
Tampere Philharmonic
Markus Huber, conductor
Ann De Renais, soprano
Tampere Philharmonic Choir
Boys' Choir Pirkanpojat
Produced by the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra

Tickets 45/40/35/25 EUR for sale from the 23rd of June 2008 at Lippupiste Call Center, tel. 0600 900 900 (from abroad +358 600 900 900), Lippupiste Ticket Outlets and Tampere Hall Ticket Office (Please check the Tampere Hall special summer opening hours here).
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