3 April 2018

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World Premiere of Jurassic World in Concert

National Symphony Orchestra, led by Emil de Cou, performs Oscar®-winning composer Michael Giacchino's score live at the prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. as the record-setting blockbuster is projected onto a massive screen Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom arrives in theaters on June 22, 2018

Jurassic World in Concert
Jurassic World in Concert  (PRNewsfoto/Universal Brand Development)
Universal Brand Development and Film Concerts Live! announce the world premiere of Jurassic World in Concert, featuring the National Symphony Orchestra (NSO), led by guest conductor Emil de Cou. The NSO will perform the complete Jurassic World score live, while Colin Trevorrow's hugely successful 2015 movie is projected in HD onto a massive screen. 
The opening night of Jurassic World in Concert will take place on May 30 with a special concert at the prestigious Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. 
Starring Chris PrattBryce Dallas Howard and B.D. Wong, Jurassic World, with its thrilling score by Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino, earned a staggering $1.6 billion at the global box office and is the fourth top-grossing film of all time. Fans can next experience the wonder, adventure and thrills when the all-new motion-picture event Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom hits theaters on June 22, 2018.
Set 22 years after the events of Jurassic Park, the Jurassic World theme park lets guests experience the thrill of witnessing actual dinosaurs. But something ferocious lurks behind the Park's attractions – a genetically modified dinosaur with savage capabilities. When the massive creature escapes, chaos erupts across the island. It's up to Owen and Claire to save the park's tourists from an all-out prehistoric assault.
Jurassic World
Jurassic World
"Michael Giacchino's music sounds different with a live orchestra," said Jurassic World director Colin Trevorrow. "It surrounds you, strengthens your muscles, sweeps you into adventure and demands your heroic best. Hearing his music played live is one of my favorite things to do, and I'm honored to be part of this awesome event."
Jurassic World in Concert is a follow-up to the currently touring Jurassic Park in Concert, which has been presented by more than 50 orchestras to date, with sold-out performances in cities including LondonParisMelbourneTorontoTaipei and Philadelphia.
"In 1997, when Steven Spielberg first asked me if we were going to use a live orchestra to record The Lost World video game score, I never imagined that 20 years later I would be so lucky to have my work from Jurassic World be performed in concert halls by some of the greatest musicians in the world," said Giacchino, who will attend the May 30 event in Washington, D.C. "I can't wait for audiences to experience Colin Trevorrow's epic blockbuster with a live orchestra."
"The National Symphony Orchestra is honored that Universal and Film Concerts Live! have selected the NSO to give the world premiere performances of Jurassic World in Concert," said NSO Executive Director Gary Ginstling. "These collaborations are so valuable, both for spotlighting the role of an orchestral score in the creative process of filmmaking and for providing a fantastic live symphonic concert experience for audiences of all ages."
Tickets go on sale to Kennedy Center members on April 3 at 10am EDT, and to the general public on April 5 at 10am EDT. Details can be found at the Kennedy Center website. Further dates and cities will follow. 
Jurassic World
Jurassic World
For more information, please see filmconcertslive.com/movies/jurassic-world-in-concert/.
About Film Concerts Live!: 
A joint venture of IMG Artists and The Gorfaine/Schwartz Agency, Film Concerts Live! is currently touring fifteen exciting productions, including  film-with-orchestra concert presentations of E.T. the Extra-TerrestrialJawsBack to the Future, Raiders of the Lost Ark, the last three Star Trek films, Home Alone, Casino Royale, The Addams Family and The Artist. This month they'll premiere Close Encounters of the Third Kind in Concert as part of the World Science Festival in Brisbane, Australia, and in July of this year they'll premiere Apollo 13 in Concert with the renowned Houston Symphony Orchestra. 
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