Halloween concert with Danny Elfman in Paris

UPDATE: 10/7/17 (concert of Sunday 22nd of October has been canceled)


Tickets for the concerts that will be held at the Palais des Congrès in Paris next October for Halloween, Saturday 21st (8:30pm) and Sunday 22nd (8 pm), are already on sale, in an event named “Danny Elfman’s Music From the Films of Tim Burton” that will have the presence of Danny Elfman on stage.


The evening will be in charge of the Orchestra and Choir of Lamoureux, with a total of 150 musicians on stage under the baton of John Mauceri, and with the participation of violinist Sandy Cameron, in addition to Danny Elfman himself interpreting Jack Skellington‘s voice (main character from The Nightmare Before Christmas).

Sandy Cameron, Danny Elfman, John Mauceri


Over the orchestra, on a giant high-definition screen, montages and numerous original illustrations of the films of Tim Burton in which Danny Elfman participated will be unveiled.


The planned program will include music from the following movies:

  • Alice in Wonderland (2010)
  • Batman (1989)
  • Batman Returns (1992)
  • Beetlejuice (1988)
  • Big Fish (2003)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)
  • Dark Shadows (2012)
  • Edward Scissorhands (1990)
  • Frankenweenie (2012)
  • Sleepy Hollow (1999)
  • Mars Attacks! (1996)
  • Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure (1985)
  • Planet of the Apes (2001)
  • Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride (2005)
  • Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993)


Tickets, with prices between € 60 and € 249 (VIP) are already on sale since yesterday, Monday February 13th in:



VIP tickets will allow access to the autograph session with Danny Elfman at the end of the concert, preferred seats during the concert, as well as concert’s program and poster, being limited to a total of 75 people.


The event is organized by Overlook Events, which has also been in charge of organizing the concert of Joe Hisaishi in Paris in June (read news) and the tribute concert to John Williams (read news) of this Saturday February 18th.

Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton - Poster