Strings attached: How films with live orchestras are changing the movie business

James Hanley

Five weeks ago, 15.000 people packed into the Royal Albert Hall over four nights to experience a classical music concert with a twist.

The presentation in question - Jurassic Park Live - saw Stephen Spielberg’s 1993 Hollywood blockbuster broadcast on a big screen accompanied by John Williams’ famous score, performed live on stage by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.

The event was the latest in the venue’s wildly successful film and live orchestra series, which debuted in 2009 with The Lord ...

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