Concert reviews: John Mauceri conducts 'The Genius of Film Music 1960–1980'

'This was no ordinary concert of film music, not limited to snatches of titles or bits of hits; this was depth, thrills and beauty on a grand scale, superbly played with virtuosity, sensitivity and relish.'
Colin Anderson, Classical Source, 10 November 2013

On Friday 8 November at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall, John Mauceri conducted the London Philharmonic Orchestra in 'The Genius of Film Music 1960–1980', a concert of classic film scores from the period. Here are the reviews ...

'This was no ordinary concert of film music, not limited to snatches of titles or bits of hits; this was depth, thrills and beauty on a grand scale, superbly played with virtuosity, sensitivity and relish ... What was I believe [Mauceri's] debut with the LPO was a great success; it would be nice now if a film-music night under his guidance could be a regular happening in the orchestra's schedule for this was a vibrant and illuminating evening, one without an image projected onto a silver screen, the music transcending such an absence – and that surely is the point.'
Colin Anderson, Classical Source, 10 November 2013