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There’s a lot of film music stuff happening everwhere all the time but as I live in London that’s what this post will focus on. If you know of a film music event I’ve missed please let me know in the comments (@JoBrodie on Twitter jo.brodie on Gmail).

Places
Barbican#OscarWinningScores season: talks by composers who’ve won an Oscar and a screening of the film for which they won it
Royal Albert HallFilm with Live Orchestra season: films projected with orchestra performing the score live. They also do Conversations with Screen Composers where a composer’s interviewed and some clips from their films are shown and discussed
Southbank Centre Film Scores Live season: films projected with orchestra performing the score live, at the Royal Festival and St John’s Smith Square

Here’s a plain-text list of the films involved
2001: A Space Odyssey
Aliens
Amadeus
Brief Encounter
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in Concert
Emma
Gladiator Live
Gravity 3D
Hitchcock’s The Lodger
Independence Day
Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark
Jurassic Park
Napoleon
Psycho
Shakespeare in Love
The English Patient
The Full Monty
There Will be Blood
Tous les matins du monde
Under the Skin
Vertigo
and a general “Western Music in Concert”

2016

Neil Brand presented the excellent ‘Sound of Cinema’ series a couple of years ago (it’s being rebroadcast on Sun 6 March) and he’s doing some YouTube videos ‘Bells and Whistles‘ on film music.

Sound of Cinema: The Music That Made The Movies – Ep 1: The Big Score
BBC Four, 12.45pm, Sun 6 Mar 2016
Neil Brand’s excellent programme on film scores.

Indiana Jones: Raiders of the Lost Ark live
Wed 9-Sat 12 Mar 2016 – 7pm every night and 2.30pm on Sat too, Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra

Western Music in Concert
with the 21st Century Symphony Orchestra
7.30pm, Fri 11 Mar 2016, Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra

Clint Mansell – talk
7.30pm, Sun 27 March 2016, Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall’s BAFTA Conversations with Screen Composers: Clint Mansell

The English Patient (15) + ScreenTalk with Gabriel Yared
7pm, 20 Apr 2016, Cinema 1, Level -2 in the Barbican
Barbican Oscar® Winning Scores season

Gladiator Live
7.30pm, Wed 25 – Thur 26 May 2016, Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra

Shakespeare in Love (15) + ScreenTalk with Stephen Warbeck
7pm, 15 Jun 2016, Cinema 1, Level -2 in the Barbican
Barbican Oscar® Winning Scores season

Gravity 3D (12A) + ScreenTalk with Steven Price
7pm, 14 Sep 2016, Cinema 1, Level -2 in the Barbican
Barbican Oscar® Winning Scores season

Independence Day Live
Featuring pre-film talk from David Arnold
7pm, Thur 22 Sep 2016, Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra

2001: A Space Odyssey
7.30pm, Sun 2 Oct 2016, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Southbank Centre’s Film Scores Live 2016/17 season

Amadeus Live
featuring the Academy of St Martin in the Fields
7pm, Fri 14 Oct 2016, Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra

Music from the film Tous les matins du monde
[film time not given] Wed 19 Oct 2016, St John’s Smith Square
6.15pm – free pre-concert talk
Jordi Savall & Le Concert des Nations – performing on C17th period instruments
Southbank Centre’s Film Scores Live 2016/17 season

Emma (U) + ScreenTalk with Rachel Portman
7pm, 26 Oct 2016, Cinema 1, Level -2 in the Barbican
Barbican Oscar® Winning Scores season

Jurassic Park in Concert
with the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
7.30pm, Thur 3 – Sat 5 Nov 2016, Royal Albert Hall (2.30pm Sat perf sold out)
Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra

Napoleon
2.00pm, Sun 6 Nov 2016, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Southbank Centre’s Film Scores Live 2016/17 season

Aliens Live
3pm and 7.30pm, Sun 6 Nov 2016, Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra

The Full Monty (15) + ScreenTalk with Anne Dudley
7pm, 7 Dec 2016, Cinema 1, Level -2 in the Barbican
Barbican Oscar® Winning Scores season

E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial in Concert
2pm and 7pm, Wed 28 Dec 2016, Royal Albert Hall
Royal Albert Hall’s Films with Live Orchestra

2017

There Will be Blood
7.30pm, Mon 30 Jan 2017, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Southbank Centre’s Film Scores Live 2016/17 season

Brief Encounter
7.30pm, Tue 14 Feb 2017, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Southbank Centre’s Film Scores Live 2016/17 season

Under the Skin
7.30pm, Tue 4 Apr 2017, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Southbank Centre’s Film Scores Live 2016/17 season

Psycho
7.30pm, Fri 23 Jun 2017, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Southbank Centre’s Film Scores Live 2016/17 season

Hitchcock’s The Lodger
7.30pm*, Sat 24 Jun 2017, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
6.15pm – free pre-film talk
Southbank Centre’s Film Scores Live 2016/17 season
*time not given on individual web page for the film but one assumes!

Vertigo
3.00pm, Sun 25 Jun 2017, Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre
Southbank Centre’s Film Scores Live 2016/17 season