5 of Fabio Frizzi’s best movie scores

Fabio Frizzi returns to Chills in the Chapel in London later this month. Three years since his last sell out appearance at Union Chapel, Frizzi is back on Saturday 29 October with a show that will include new orchestrations of his scores for cult films by Lucio Fulci. For the first time he’ll also explore his work outside of his … >

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Royal Albert Hall to host ‘Space Spectacular’ concert in June 2017

Sci-fi fans can see some of the most iconic movie themes of all time performed live by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra in London next summer. Featuring “a voyage through a galaxy of favourite music from deep space and beyond”, with lights, lasers and fireworks, the Space Spectacular comes to London’s Royal Albert Hall from 16 to 17 June … >

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‘Spectacular Classics’ concert returns to Birmingham in November

Birmingham will host a special show of classical music, dazzling lasers and special effects this winter. Following two sell-out performances in 2015, Spectacular Classics 2016 comes to Birmingham’s Symphony Hall on Saturday 12 November, with shows at 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Buy tickets now here. The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and City of Birmingham Choir will perform a number of iconic pieces, including … >

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BBC sells ‘Doctor Who’ music rights

BBC Worldwide has sold over 1,000 copyrights to music from a number of hit TV shows, including Doctor Who. As well as Murray Gold’s Doctor Who score, the new deal sees music company BMG acquire the rights to theme tunes and music from the likes of Wolf Hall, Luther, Mrs Brown’s Boys and Frozen Planet. BMG’s roster features David Bowie, … >

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Peter Capaldi sings middle eight of ‘Doctor Who’ theme – watch!

Doctor Who star Peter Capaldi wants to get the middle eight back in the show’s theme tune. A middle eight is a short section (typically of eight bars) in the middle of a conventionally structured song, generally of a different character from the other parts of the song. The current shortened version of the Doctor Who … >

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UK festivalgoers’ Top 5 annoyances revealed

The British public have named their biggest festival annoyances in a new survey by electrical retailer AO.com. It turns out that nearly two thirds of UK music fans actually prefer to watch their festivals on television at home rather than in person! This year’s Glastonbury festival saw Adele and Coldplay wow audiences in Somerset last month, despite the event having “the … >

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‘Thriller Live’ review: The King of Pop hits Brighton

Now in its record-breaking ninth year, Thriller Live arrives in Brighton direct from London. The West End hit has played over 3000 shows around the world to three million fans in over 30 counties – and if tonight’s performance at Brighton’s Theatre Royal is anything to go by, the crowd-pleasing celebration of the King of Pop’s 45-year career shows no sign of … >

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