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Oracle Arena
7000 Coliseum Way Oakland, CA 94621
510-569-2121
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4.7 / 5 Rated by 81 members
Review from Steve Thrush
Red Velvet 82 events 17 reviews

This experience was one of the highlights of the year for me. Not only did I love the presentation of the movie with the live, full orchestra and 120 voice chorus, but the manner in which the arena staff handled us as guests was nothing short of...continued

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Review from Foxy grandma
Red Velvet 54 events 14 reviews

It was very interesting seeing how music is added to a movie. I would watch the movie and think I would be listening to the soundtrack and then look down and see all the different musicians and choir members.

reviewed Oct 22 2011 report as inappropriate
Review from Cynthia C.
31 events 17 reviews

LOTR fans unite!! Watching the movie amongst a group of other Middle Earth enthusiasts was awesome. The orchestra and choirs were amazing. The best part was during the credits when we could focus our attentions on the orchestra. It would have been...continued

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

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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.”

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