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40 Star Starred
KeyArena
305 Harrison Street Seattle, WA 98109
206-684-7200
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The weather was cool and cloudy. I wore sporty.
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Food and beverages are available at the Jams, or you can wander 1st Ave. for some great restaurants.
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6 events
3 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 19 2011

A modern fusion of a multi-media experience, this event combines the projection of the movie on a huge screen and the live performance of the score (whenever there is score, which is a lot of the time) by a full orchestra and a choir of 100+. The...continued

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16 events
8 reviews
5 stars
attended Oct 19 2011

The symphony and choir were outstanding with the movie, which is one of our favorites. But the seating at Key Arena was lousy. We had aisle seats and people didn't have the courtesy to be in their seats at 7:30pm when the movie and symphony...continued

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9 events
5 reviews
0 stars
attended Oct 19 2011

I booked this event in error but decided to go anyway. When I walked into Key Arena (BTW my seat was awesome) I thought, well I'll stay until intermission then leave. I was there until the final bow. I absolutely loved it! The orchestra was...continued

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http://lotrresources.com/

Quotes & Highlights

Watch videos of _The Lord of the Rings in Concert _at Radio City Music Hall.

Description

A nine-city West Coast tour of the highly anticipated The Lord of the Rings In Concert: The Fellowship of the Ring begins, featuring Howard Shore’s complete Academy Award® and Grammy®–winning score performed live on-stage by more than 250 musicians. Celebrated Maestro Ludwig Wicki, the preeminent conductor of Howard Shore’s Ring music, will conduct all performances. Joining Maestro Wicki is soprano Kaitlyn Lusk, who has toured the world as a soloist in The Lord of the Rings Symphony.

 

Peter Jackson’s complete award-winning epic will be projected digitally on an immense 60-foot screen using an uncompressed high definition source with two 20k lumen projectors while the combined forces of the Munich Symphony Orchestra, Pacific Chorale, and Phoenix Boys Choir bring the music of Middle-earth to life.

_The Lord of the Rings – In Concert: The Fellowship of the Ring _kicks off a three-year celebration during which each of the three Academy Award®-winning films will be performed In Concert upon the tenth anniversary of its release. _The Fellowship of the Ring _(2001) will tour in 2011, The Two Towers (2002) in 2012, and the grand finale, The Return of the King (2003), in 2013.

 

Composer Howard Shore said, “My first score for The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Fellowship of the Ring, was the beginning of my journey into the world of Tolkien, and I will always hold a special fondness for the music and the experience.”