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« on: November 10, 2014, 07:38:08 AM »

Happy 86th birthday! And here's a nice gem, footage of him conducting in 1988, in two parts:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6asxXDHmqsQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-WuBnlxQVo

That's Alide Maria Salvetta in the Leone segment, who died less than three years later, few days shy of her 50th birthday...

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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2014, 12:48:43 PM »

Nice homage/re-mix here, especially for those who have not ever been able to visit the Amercian southwest
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KgzEtASdEAU

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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2014, 07:35:23 PM »

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« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2014, 08:47:18 PM »

Happy 86th birthday! And here's a nice gem, footage of him conducting in 1988, in two parts:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6asxXDHmqsQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z-WuBnlxQVo

That's Alide Maria Salvetta in the Leone segment, who died less than three years later, few days shy of her 50th birthday...

Thanks

I've never seen that concert before.
Watching it now; that soprano is not the greatest but not bad, a helluva lot better than Susanna Rigacci (who isn't?) That DYS theme (early in the first clip) is way too fast. Seems like Morricone plays some of his Leone themes faster live than on the movies, and I don't like that; slower is almost always better

Looking at Morricone's upcoming concert schedule, I see he has a bunch of European dates scheduled ... I wish he'd come to USA and make up those dates he had to cancel due to his surgery a few months ago. I had tickets for that canceled show in New York; I'm still hoping I'll get to see him live one day ...

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« Reply #4 on: November 11, 2014, 07:39:48 AM »

Got any relatives in Europe, drinkanddestroy?

Hey, same goes for the european John Williams fans... last time he conducted a concert on this continent was in 1998...

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« Reply #5 on: November 11, 2014, 10:12:26 AM »

I'll trade you ten John Williams concerts for one Ennnio Morricone Wink

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« Reply #6 on: November 20, 2014, 09:43:17 AM »

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c2ALLcmyvfg&Et_cid=454052&Et_rid=9

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« Reply #7 on: November 20, 2014, 07:44:41 PM »

Thanks for the link! Looking good...

Confirmed dates on the official website --> http://www.enniomorricone.org/novita/concerti-confermati/

More info here: http://www.enniomorricone.org/comunicati/comunicato-stampa-2/

The schedule for february & march is just crazy... hope he makes it. Nice to see Dulce Pontes returning. Wonder what those surprises will be...

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Ennio Morricone ANNOUNCES HIS RETURN TO CONCERT LIVE

The composer Ennio Morricone has announced today that after nearly a year of recovering from the back problem, restart to do a concert tour from February 1, 2015.

"It is with great joy that I can finally announce that I have fully recovered. I am extremely grateful for the loyalty that my audience has shown me all over Europe. It was with great sadness that I had to cancel and reschedule so many concerts this year. I am happy to announce that almost all the concerts that were scheduled for this December will be rescheduled in the program for February and March! "

says Morricone

"Many people have asked if this is my last tour. Not so. I feel refreshed, inspired and happy to be back after a long absence. I love it bring my music to my audience and I'm happy to share these moments with them. "

When asked what the audience should expect from the tour, the Master says.

"I had a lot of time lately and I have prepared the program for 2015. Of course, all of my best-known work will be carried out, but there will also be some interesting surprises. I will make public any of these: in addition to the usual extraordinary European orchestra and choir, will be with us on this tour the amazing singer Dulce Pontes and the great soprano Susanna Rigacci, which many already know! "

Ennio Morricone has composed more than 500 Soundtrack for film and television and is the only composer ever to have received the Oscar. Among his most famous works are the soundtracks of "Once Upon a Time in the West", "Once Upon a Time in America," "Best Offer", "A Fistful of Dollars", "The Untouchables" "The Mission" and "Cinema Paradiso" and so on, and so on.

The music of the film "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" in a list of recent times is the second largest among the 100 most popular soundtracks.

The tour will begin February 1, 2015 and will reach 20 major European cities.

Tickets that were purchased for dates that have been rescheduled for this tour, will remain valid.

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« Reply #8 on: November 20, 2014, 09:02:03 PM »

all them shows and still not a one in the US of A?  Angry


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« Reply #9 on: November 22, 2014, 01:20:46 PM »

Zagreb prices are nice -- http://www.eventim.rs/rs/ulaznice/ennio-morricone-zagreb-arena-720977/performance.html

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