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Rose Quarter - Moda Center
One Center Court Portland, OR 97227
503-797-9619
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4.5 / 5 Rated by 8 members
Review from Goldstar Member
7 events 2 reviews

movie with live orchestra and choir. Large screen, great sound, huge crowd of fellow Fellowship fans--it was fun. Only downside of the venue was that most of the audience had to sit with their heads turned to the side for the whole thing,...continued

reviewed Oct 18 2011 report as inappropriate
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3 events 1 review

The concept was great. The orchestra was great. The choir was great. The venue was AWFUL. The seats were terribly uncomfortable considering that you had to sit sideways just to get a view. My back and neck are still aching the day after since I...continued

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Review from Mary
6 events 2 reviews

This was an awesome event! The live music was every bit as good as the movie sound track. I'm looking forward to the event next year for the second movie.

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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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