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Film Greats by The People's Orchestra

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Harry Potter to Warhorse to bring alive musical movie magic
Movie magic is the themes for a concert by a community orchestra based in the West Midlands.

The People's Orchestra stage a concert with hits from the movies.

The People's Orchestra, made up of local people with a passion for playing an instrument, is holding the Film Greats event on June 22.

The show takes place at the prestigious Adrian Boult Hall in Birmingham city centre.

Featuring music composed by luminaries such as John Williams, John Barry and Hans Zimmer, the concert includes soundtracks from a Harry Potter film, Lord of the Rings and even Warhorse.

The orchestra will also be performing the world premiere of a new piece of film music 'The Flight of Pegasus' by film score composer John Koutselinis.

Magic music of the movies

The list of music to be played at the concert is:

Crimson Tide Hans Zimmer

Dances with Wolves John Barry

Harry Potter & The Order of the Phoenix Nicholas Hooper & John Williams

Jurassic Park John Williams

Last of the Mohicans Trevor Jones & Randy Edelman

Lawrence of Arabia Maurice Garre

Lord of the Rings, Fellowship of the Ring - John Whitney

Pirates of the Caribbean Klaus Badelt

Schindler's List - John Willams

Warhorse John Williams

The Orchestra was set up as a charity to maintain music in people's lives around the Midlands and further afield.

Organisers are still looking for players and anyone interested can attend a taster session with The People's Orchestra by contacting Sarah on 0121 569 2616.

The People's Orchestra - Film Greats
7pm on June 22 - Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham

Tickets cost 14 adults, 10 concessions and 8 children from The People's Orchestra website or by calling 0121 569 2616.

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Why? Movie music magic with a community spirit
When: June 22
Phone: 0121 569 2616
Where: Adrian Boult Hall, Birmingham city centre
Cost: 8 - 14
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