2024-05-29 – 20:25 h

Since 1935, the London Symphony Orchestra – LSO has contributed soundtracks to over two hundred movies, including some of the greatest ever made.


The first in a series of concerts, the evening will celebrate film scores recorded by the LSO over the decades that showcase composers living and working in the UK and US, with introductions and stories from LSO musicians.


Featuring music from films including Star Wars, Things to Come, Henry V, Harry Potter, Cinderella, and Braveheart, by composers from Sir Arthur Bliss to Patrick Doyle, and from Bernard Herrmann to John Williams.



  • Dirk Brossé – conductor & curator
  • London Symphony Orchestra


  • Arthur Bliss March from ‘Things to Come’
  • Miklós Rózsa River Journey from ‘The Four Feathers’
  • Ralph Vaughan Williams Prelude to ‘49th Paralell’
  • Bernard Herrmann Prelude to ‘The Man Who Knew Too Much’
  • Henry Mancini Main Theme from ‘Lifeforce’
  • William Walton arr Muir Mathieson Touch Her Soft Lips from ‘Henry V – Suite’
  • Elmer Bernstein Slipstream Suite
  • Trevor Jones Will and Anna from ‘Notting Hill’
  • James Horner The Ludlows from ‘Legends of the Fall’
  • George Fenton End Credits from ‘Shadowlands’
  • James Horner For The Love of a Princess from ‘Braveheart’
  • James Horner End Credits from ‘Braveheart’
  • Interval – 20 minutes
  • John Williams Main Title from ‘Star Wars’
  • John Williams Hedwig’s Theme from ‘Harry Potter ‘
  • Patrick Doyle Harry in Winter from ‘Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire’
  • Patrick Doyle La Valse de l’Amour from ‘Cinderella’
  • Alan Silvestri End Credits from ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit?’
  • David Shire Finale and End Credits from ‘Return to Oz’
  • Elliot Goldenthal Adagio and Transfiguration from ‘Final Fantasy’
  • John Williams Imperial March from ‘Star Wars’


Promotional video – Film composers on working with the London Symphony Orchestra (7m 37s):


Taken from our archives, composers John Williams, Patrick Doyle, George Fenton and the late James Horner give us their insights into working with the LSO across films such as Star Wars, Harry Potter, Braveheart, Shadowlands and many more.


Original material edited, produced and directed by Tommy Pearson.