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Casino Royale in Concert

12 Apr 2019 by Charlotte Woods

Watch Bond on the big screen with the film music played live by the Hallé Orchestra

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Harrogate International Festivals presents Casino Royale in Concert on Thursday 30 May with the Hallé Orchestra performing a live soundtrack, bringing alive the sounds, action and movie score.

Ben Palmer, conductor of the Hallé, who specialises in conducting to live film, said: “Seeing a movie on the big screen is always a fantastic experience. Add to that hearing the film soundtrack played live, and it becomes thrilling and, very often, pretty overwhelming. It's hard to put your finger on, but there's something about seeing and hearing the soundtrack being created in the moment, that, when combined with the action on screen, is very moving.”

Casino Royale brings us Bond at the start of his career, having just earned 00 status and his licence to kill. The music is enhanced by stunning locations, from the jungles of Madagascar to the white sand beaches of the Bahamas, and the jaw-dropping finale on the Grand Canal in Venice. It stars Eva Green as Vesper Lynd and Judi Dench as M.

Casino Royale in Concert, Thursday 30 May, Harrogate Convention Centre, 7pm Tickets from £45. Box Office: 01423 562 303 or online harrogateinternationalfestivals.com.