AÂ selection of music from all six of the epic sci-fi Star Wars films is coming to the stage in lavish multi-media style as part of a world-wide tour and Sense of Sound Singers will be taking part in the extravaganza.Â Â Â
The 60 strong choir will be joined by Wirral based choir, Together under the musical direction of Perri Alleyne-Hughes and Matt Lammin. The vocal ensemble will perform 2 pieces in the first half the show and choir manager Jennifer John says, “We are delighted to be involved in such an iconic show, especially in our own home town. The choir is extremely excited and the show is going to be amazing”.
Featuring narration by Anthony Daniels of C3PO fame and performances of John Williams classics by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Star Wars: In Concert also includes an extra special treat for fans!
Film footage edited to fit in with the musical score will be displayed on a three storey tall LED screen, said to be one the largest ever used in a tour.
But the concert will also be accompanied by an exhibition of items ranging from from costumes and props, to production artwork and behind-the-scenes footage from the Lucasfilm archive.
Highlights include blasters from Tatooine and Coruscant, costumes for Jedi masters Kit Fisto and Plo Koon, and orginal hand written musical scores from Episode One: The Phantom Menace.
John Williams said: â€œCreating the music for the Star Wars films has been an exciting and wonderful experience for me, and I therefore have derived particular pleasure in assembling a compendium of themes from all of the films to be presented in Star Wars: In Concert.
The concert is on Tuesday, March 9, at the Liverpool Echo Arena. For tickets costingÅ Â£65, Â£50, Â£40 or Â£30 phone 0844Â 800Â 0400.