Albuquerque, NM • Friday July 23, 2004 – The New Mexico Symphony Orchestra presents two performances of Howard Shore’s Lord of the Rings: Six Movements for Orchestra and Chorus on Friday, September 17 at 8 pm and Sunday, September 19 at 3 pm at UNM’s Popejoy Hall. Guest Conductor Alexander Mikelthwate leads over 200 performers in the two-hour musical journey through Middle-Earth. Original concept artwork for the films by Alan Lee and John Howe will be projected on a large screen suspended above the orchestra and chorus. The full symphony orchestra, adult and children’s chorus, plus a host of exotic instruments make for a once in a life time experience.

Tickets are $54, $45, $35, $28 & $23 and may be purchased at the New Mexico Symphony Orchestra’s website or through or by calling (505) 881-8999.