At the age of eighty-five, Italian composer, Ennio Morricone is the most prolific writer of film scores in history. Born in Rome, he had a classical education, and by the age of six, was already composing music, and a nine learnt to play the trumpet.
Marking a career that spans over fifty years, he will be performing My Life in Music at the O2 Arena on the 10th December from 6.30pm. He will be accompanied by a polyphonic choir and symphony orchestra consisting of a hundred and sixty musicians.
Having scored over five hundred films and television series, Morricone has been nominated for Oscars, Academy Awards, BAFTAs, and more. Last year he won the European Film Award for Best Composer of the The Best Offer. He is most well known for his westerns, such as For A Few Dollars More, A Fistful of Dynamite, and The Good The Bad and the Ugly. He was also involved in many other classics like The Untouchables, and more recently, Kill Bill.
Tickets to the concert range between £66.25 - ££142.75.