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Cult composer Morricone astonishes an audience with an extraordinary 200-member orchestra & choir.

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CANCELLED: Ennio Morricone

Nokia Theatre, L.A. Live (777 Chick Hearn Court, Los Angeles, CA, United States) Map it $59
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The forthcoming US Tour will mark Ennio Morricone’s first ever performance in Los Angeles, the American capital of TV and film. This environment is perfect to host Morricone’s performance, with his 50+ years in the motion picture industry and unsurpassable reputation as one of the greatest composers of our time. He is widely respected by actors, directors, producers and artists in the community, and will be warmly welcomed for this first-time performance.

In addition to the high demand for Morricone’s return to the US, this show proves to be instrumental in enriching Americans with the culture and tradition of classic Italian music. Many Americans have grown up on Morricone’s compositions, through popular television and film, but now have the opportunity to see them performed live in a unique and impressive setting. Attention will be focused on his long list of movie scores, from the 60’s until present day, and on the mixture between classic and pop music which are Morricone’s traits.

Los Angeles is the ideal environment for a concert of this caliber. Complete with a 200 member orchestra and choir, Morricone will grace the Nokia Theatre with the same infamous music that set the tone for some of Hollywood’s most beloved films. The synchronicity of watching Maestro Morricone perform live just miles from where many of these movies were shot is sure to bring the LA audience full circle in movie magic. Additionally, Morricone has been honored by the Academy and received a Lifetime Achievement award at the Oscars in LA.

Kateri O'Neil, Editor
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Ennio Morricone, conducting an ensemble of 200 musicians and singers, will have a single performance at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE on Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 8 pm. This concert marks the legendary Morricone's first Los Angeles performance. Morricone has composed the scores for more than 450 films including five of Sergio Leone's westerns -- A Fistful of Dollars; For a Few Dollars More; The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly; Once Upon a Time in the West and A Fistful of Dynamite – and The Battle of Algiers; Sacco and Vanzetti; Cinema Paradiso; 1900, Malena; The Untouchables; Once Upon A Time in America; The Mission; U-Turn; The Unknown Woman; and The Best Offer, among hundreds of others.

Morricone is the recipient of the honorary award from the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for his "magnificent and multifaceted contributions to the art of film music" (2007), nominated for five Academy Awards, induction into the Grammy Hall of Fame for the soundtrack album of The Good The Bad and the Ugly, two Grammy Awards for Once Upon a Time in the West and The Untouchables, two Golden Globe awards for his scores for The Mission and 1900; the ASCAP lifetime achievement award, the career achievement award by the Film Music Society, and 27 Gold and 6 Platinum records.

For more information please visit enniomorricone-usa-2014.com. The concert is presented by Massimo Gallotta Productions and AEG.

- LA Live

CANCELLED: Ennio Morricone

Nokia Theatre, L.A. Live (777 Chick Hearn Court, Los Angeles, CA, United States) Map it $59
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