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Prom 27: The Sound of Space: Sci-Fi Film Music

Live at the BBC Proms. The London Contemporary Orchestra, conducted by Robert Ames, in music from sci-fi films including Alien: Covenant, Interstellar and Under the Skin.

Live Proms from the Royal Albert Hall: London Contemporary Orchestra conducted by Robert Ames in music from Sci-Fi films including Alien: Covenant, Interstellar and Under the Skin.

Live from the Royal Albert Hall, London
Presented by Georgia Mann

Steven Price: Gravity
Mica Levi: Under the Skin
John Murphy: Sunshine
Wendy Carlos: Tron (Scherzo)
Carly Paradis: The Innocents
Clint Mansell: Moon
Louis and Bebe Barron: Forbidden Planet (Main Titles – Overture)
Jed Kurzel: Alien: Covenant
Jòhann Jòhannsson arr. Anthony Weeden: Arrival (Suite No 1)
Hans Zimmer: Interstellar

Jed Kurzel (live electronics)
Carly Paradis (piano)
Lisa Hannigan (vocalist)
EERA (vocalist)
London Contemporary Orchestra
Robert Ames (conductor)

A Late Night Prom with a futuristic spin brings together some of the best sci-fi film music. Excerpts from cult soundtracks come together with recent works by Hans Zimmer and Mica Levi.

The award winning London Contemporary Orchestra – whose collaborators include Radiohead, Goldfrapp and Steve Reich – perform music from Under the Skin, Interstellar and the recent Netflix series The Innocents, among other titles, as well as from Alien: Covenant, whose soundtrack the LCO recorded.

There will be no interval

15 days left to listen

1 hour, 14 minutes

Music Played

  • Stephen Price

    Gravity

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Mica Levi

    Under the Skin

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • John Murphy

    Sunshine - Kanada's Death, Part 1 (Adagio in D Major)

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Wendy Carlos

    Tron - Scherzo

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Carly Paradis

    The Innocents

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Clint Mansell

    Moon

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Louis and Bebe Barron

    Forbidden Planet : Main Titles - Overture

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Jed Kurzel

    Alien Covenant

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Jóhann Jóhannsson

    Arrival - Suite No 1

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.
  • Hans Zimmer

    Interstellar

    Orchestra: London Contemporary Orchestra. Conductor: Robert Ames.

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