Danny Elfman has worked with Tim Burton for more than 25 years and on October 7th, Elfman will sing in public for the first time in 18 years, accompanied by the BBC Concert Orchestra, to perform some of the songs from Burton’s films.
Original production artwork and drawings from the films will create a visual backdrop to the performance.
Here’s the official show description of “Danny Elfman’s Music From The Films of Tim Burton”:
“The Royal Albert Hall will host an exclusive World Premiere of Danny Elfman’s music from the films of Tim Burton. Conductor John Mauceri has collaborated with composer Danny Elfman and visionary Hollywood film maker Tim Burton to create a unique filmic experience, blending music and visuals to celebrate the long standing partnership of two of Hollywood’s top players.
This live concert features Danny Elfman’s famous Tim Burton film scores brought to life on stage by the BBC Concert Orchestra, enhanced by visuals on the big screen of Burton’s original sketches, drawings and storyboards.
With a range of films from a fascinating back catalogue of classics including Beetlejuice,Batman, Edward Scissorhands, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Alice in Wonderland and Frankenwienie, this concert explores the collaborative relationship between music and storytelling and the process and importance that this has in filmmaking.”
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