Ennio Morricone

Morricone Forever

A few years ago I saw Ennio Morricone at the Royal Albert Hall, on stage for the best part of three hours, delivering one of the most superb concerts I’d ever attended. It was a bumper year – I saw John Barry’s final performance there, and my small local theatre hosted Michel Legrand and his […]

The Last Of The Genius Film Composers

To the Royal Albert Hall last night to see Ennio Morricone, who conducted the Roma Sinfonietta Orchestra and the Crouch End Chorus (a total of 210 performers) in an astonishingly vigorous and thrilling performance of suites and pieces written for Italian cinema from the last forty years. Morricone was introduced by Sir Christopher Frayling, who […]