Ennio Morricone Farewell Concert – Budapest

Snap of Morricone at the 2012  Cannes Film Festival

Tuesday, October, 18. 2017.

In just 2 weeks from now!

Papp László Budapest Sport Arena

Time to say Goodbye to live concerts from the Art of Film Music – Ennio Morricone in Budapest.

He visits Budapest on October 18th. After being busy for over 60 years on tour  he wish to say good-bye to his music fans. The 88-years-old Maestro has announced that he is concentrating on his last major tour, and for the future wish to composer.

During his last tour, the 88-year-old Maestro visits the city of Budapest and brings a grand performance not yet been seen by Hungarian fans. Under the direction of Morricone, 200 musicians and singers take part in the grand concert, including the Czech National Symphony Orchestra and the Kodály Choir.

Hardly there is anyone who has ever saw his films who don’t have the notes in their mind, and still of to-day millions listen to the heartful composer’s melodies. He gain international fame for composing music westerns. His score to 66’s The Good, the Bad and the Ugly is considered one of the most influential soundtracks in history and was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame. With an estimated 10 million copies sold. Who cannot remember the awesome movie Once Upon a Time in the West which is one of the best-selling scores worldwide. Morricone has sold over 70 million records worldwide. In 1971, he received a “Targa d’Oro” for the worldwide sales of 22 million. In 2007, he received the Academy Honorary Award for his magnificent and multifaceted contributions to the art of film music. He has been nominated for a further six Oscars. In 2016, Morricone received his first Academy Award for his score to Quentin Tarantino’s film The Hateful Eight (2015). His other achievements include three Grammy Awards, three Golden Globes, 6 BAFTAs, 10 David di Donatello, 11 Nastro d’Argento, 2 European Film Awards, the Golden Lion Honorary Award and the Polar Music Prize in 2010.

Update Aggie Reiter

 

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