London first film music festival announced

Theo Elwell
Wednesday, June 12, 2024

The capital’s first annual festival devoted to the music of film, TV and games is in association with BFI

Composers Natalie Holt, Anna Meredith, Anne Dudley, Paul Farrer and Stephen Barton
Composers Natalie Holt, Anna Meredith, Anne Dudley, Paul Farrer and Stephen Barton

Photo Credit: Julie Edwards

The first annual London Soundtrack Festival has been announced today, celebrating the music of film, TV and games. The festival, which will take place from 19-26 March will feature live performances, panel discussions, in-conversation screenings, composer Q&As and masterclasses from some of the world’s leading composers.

The Festival will also feature ‘live films’, whereby the score of the film is performed live with the screening, which will be performed by London’s leading orchestras in venues including Southbank Centre, BFI IMAX, The Roundhouse, Alexandra Palace, Wigmore Hall and Cadogan Hall.

Composers taking part in the festival include Howard Shore (Lord of the Rings, The Silence of the Lambs), Hildur Guðnadóttir (Tar, Joker), Anna Meredith (Eighth Grade), Anne Dudley (Poldark, The Full Monty), Harry Gregson-Williams (The Martian), Stephen Barton (Star Trek: Picard, Star Wars: Jedi - Fallen Order, Apex Legends), Natalie Holt (Loki, Obi-Wan Kenobi and Paddington) and Paul Farrer (The Chase, Weakest Link), with more artists to be announced soon.

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