BBC Concert Orchestra will join Nottingham Trent University Choir for upcoming event

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) Choir will join the BBC Concert Orchestra at the Albert Hall in April for an evening full of music from Hollywood blockbusters.

The event ‘A Night at the Movies’ will feature music from Star Wars, Dark Knight Rises, ET, Star Trek, Frozen, Beauty and the Beast and more.

The NTU Choir and BBC Concert Orchestra will also be joined by special guest and award-winning violinist Braimah Kanneh-Mason.

Braimah Kanneh-Mason is part of the Kanneh-Mason Piano Trio, a graduate from the Royal Academy of Music who now studies at the Franz Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest. Braimah will be playing the theme from Schindler’s List and Cinema Paradiso.

The event will be conducted by NTU’s Director of Music Matthew Hopkins who has worked with some of the most renowned orchestras and artistes in the UK.

The NTU Choir was established in 2006 and is the largest music ensemble at the university. The NTU Choir have made many notable performances alongside leading UK orchestras, such as the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Matthew Hopkins, Director of Music at Nottingham Trent University, said:

“We are looking forward to welcoming the BBC Concert Orchestra to Nottingham. It is going to be a very exciting programme consisting of well-known movie classics old and new, including the haunting Schindler’s List Theme that will be performed by Braimah Kanneh-Mason.”

The event takes place at 7.30pm on Saturday April 30th at the Albert Hall and tickets can be bought here.

Posted on 31 March 2022

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