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20 JUNE 2011
JOHN BARRY: THE MEMORIAL CONCERT

By: FSWL team
Published:
2011-04-04
A memorial concert celebrating the life and music of John Barry (1933 – 2011) in London.

A memorial concert to celebrate the life of five times Oscar winning composer, John Barry will be held at The Royal Albert Hall in London.

All profits from the concert will benefit the newly established John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition, at the Royal College of Music. The RCM Scholarship Fund provides financial support to the most talented students who audition for our study programmes; we are delighted to highlight our unique Composition for Screen programme with the creation of The John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition at the Royal College of Music.

The Royal Philharmonic Orchestra will perform throughout the evening under the baton of conductor and RCM alumnus, Nicholas Dodd.

The programme includes guest artists: Dame Shirley Bassey, Rumer and RCM alumnus Alfie Boe as well as tributes from David Arnold, Don Black, Sir Michael Caine, Timothy Dalton, Sir George Martin, Sir Michael Parkinson, and Sir Tim Rice.


One of the most celebrated film composers of his generation, John Barry scored more than one hundred and twenty five films over the course of his career. The concert will reflect his most famous and best loved compositions.

Tickets available from Friday April 15, 2011.

All profits benefit the John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition at the Royal College of Music.

Editor's note:
For more posts about John Barry on From Sweden with Love, click here.

To make a separate donation towards The John Barry Scholarship for Film Composition or to purchase VIP tickets, download the booking form here:
www.rcm.ac.uk/default.aspx?pg=7921

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