Last week we posted about the Live Orchestra performance of the LOTR trilogy, we can now provide you with the full details for this special event, grab your tickets fast!

Symphony Silicon Valley to Present Premiere of Complete
Lord of the Rings Trilogy with Live Orchestra

Symphony Silicon Valley and Chorale and Howard Shore, composer of the Oscar-winning Lord of the Rings (LOTR) soundtrack, present the first American screening of the complete LOTR trilogy with a live American orchestra. Along with soloists to be named later, the Academy Award-winning films will be shown in High Definition on a giant 48’ by 20’ screen with 250 musicians on stage.

The Lord of the Rings films, directed by Peter Jackson and based on the J.R.R. Tolkien novel, have won 17 Academy Awards. The Symphony Silicon Valley, choruses and soloists will be on stage beneath and in front of the screen for these historic performances. Howard Shore’s award-winning score is 1200 pages in length.

HighResLOTR Frodo and ring

Lord of the Rings Cycle 1:

April 16, 2015 7:00 pm The Fellowship of the Ring

April 17, 2015 7:00 pm  The Two Towers

April 18, 2015 7:00 pm  The Return of the King

HighResLOTR -Frodo  and Sam

Lord of the Rings Cycle 2

April 18, 2015 1:00 pm  The Fellowship of the Ring

April 19, 2015 1:00 pm  The Two Towers

April 19, 2015 6:30 pm  The Return of the King

The San Jose Center for the Performing Arts is located at 255 S. Almaden Blvd, San Jose, CA 95113.

These special performances are coming directly from Lincoln Center in New York, where they will be presented by a Swiss orchestra, with European musicians, the week before San Jose’s performances. Tickets for all three films are sold in a package at $330, $240 and $150. Single tickets may be available for any remaining seats at a future date: $120, $90 and $60.

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