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Michel Legrand and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Michel Legrand and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Michel Legrand and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Multi award-winning French jazz composer to perform ’60 Years of Music and Movies’ for one night only.

18 September 2018 | Visit website | Book tickets

For the first time in the UK and one night only, three-time Oscar winner and five-time Grammy Award winner Michel Legrand will perform ‘60 Years of Music and Movies’ with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall in London.

The acclaimed French jazz composer and musician will perform music from his film scores, accompanied by live scenes from his classic films. Legrand’s work has become synonymous with the French New Wave cinema, having worked and scored films for directors such as Jacques Demy throughout the mid to late twentieth century. Also, he has been the inspiration for numerous up-and-coming jazz composers and musicians.

Recordings with Sarah Vaughan and Lena Horne and having collaborated with legendary musicians such as Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Bill Evan, as well as numerous others which established Legrand as a principal figure on the international jazz scene.

His songs have been sung by Frank Sinatra, Tony Bennett, Louis Armstrong, Liza Minnelli, Kiri Te Kanawa, Yves Montand, Charles Aznavour and Barbara Streisand.

Don’t miss the opportunity to see this legendary film composer in action – tickets from £15.

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