James Newton Howard in concert in London in 2021

UPDATE (15/4/2021): Concert cancelled (read more)


Composer James Newton Howard will conduct a special concert dedicated to his music on Friday, June 4, 2021, at the Royal Festival Hall in London (UK).

James Newton Howard in concert in London in 2021


The event, titled ‘An Evening with James Newton Howard’ will be performed by the Philharmonia Orchestra, co-conducted by Esa-Pekka Salonen.


The first half will have the European premiere of James Newton Howard’s Violin and Cello Concertos. British cellist Andrew Shulman, a former member of the Philharmonia Orchestra, will be the soloist in the cello concerto, which he premiered in spring 2019. The violinist hasn’t been announced yet. The second half of the concert will be dedicated to James Newton Howard’s film music.


Concert program (2h 20m approx.):

  • James Newton Howard – Violin Concerto (European premiere)
  • James Newton Howard – Cello Concerto (European premiere)
  • James Newton Howard – Music from film soundtracks including highlights from The Hunger Games, Fantastic Beasts, M. Night Shyamalan films, Snow Falling on Cedars and The Nutcracker and the Four Realms


Tickets, with prices 12-58 GBP (13-63 €) are already available here:



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