Concert with Giacchino and Arnold in London – Settling the Score – Royal Albert Hall

UPDATE: 17/10/2019 – Article updated with guests’ names and the latest information about the concert.

UPDATE: 25/03/2019 – Updated with ticket prices and a special Meet & Greet option.


The Royal Albert Hall has just announced that on Friday, October 18 at 19:30h, a special concert entitled ‘Settling the Score’ will be held in London, which will feature the presence and the music of Michael Giacchino and David Arnold.


This concert, performed by Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and conducted by Gavin Greenaway will be a symphonic battle between these two great composers, comparing and colliding on their impressive back catalogue of music.

Settling the Score - Royal Albert Hall


On the one hand, Michael Giacchino stakes his claim to the stage with music from award-winning scores for The Incredibles, Star Trek, Up, Ratatouille, Lost and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

Michael Giacchino


On the other hand, David Arnold, best known for his epic Bond soundtracks as well as Independence Day, Godzilla, Stargate, Sherlock and upcoming TV series Good Omens, will prove himself a worthy rival.

David Arnold


Among the guests at the concert we will have Neil Gaiman presenting the theme of ‘Good Omens’, and Matt Reeves presenting a piece from ‘Cloverfield’.


The tickets went on sale on Thursday, March 21st at 10h for Royal Albert Hall Fiends, and on Friday, March 22nd at 9h for the general public, at the following link (prices 25-70 GBP / 29-81 €):


Indicate that special packs named “Meet & Greet” are also available at a price of 165 GBP / 192 €, which will include the following:

  • Front arena seat within the first three rows (16 seats x 3 rows = 48 tickets)
  • Dedicated check-in, lanyard, and complimentary cloakroom
  • Glass of Laurent Perrier Champagne on arrival
  • Meet and Greet with David Arnold & Michael Giacchino with photo opportunity
  • Souvenir programme and exclusive item of merchandise

Settling the Score - Royal Albert Hall - Meet & Greet


And finally here you have a funny video with quick questions for Michael Giacchino and David Arnold: