Films with live orchestras: Our 2019 performance guide

Our round-up of where to go for live orchestra movie magic in the coming year

Published: January 3, 2019 at 11:19 am

Following on from the successes of 2018’s live orchestral film screenings, we’ve compiled a list of the film, silent film and television performances of 2019, and where to find them. There’s sure to be something to suit everyone!



BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra/ Dirk Brossé

19th January- Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Get Out

19th February- Bridgewater Hall, Manchester


2nd April- Liverpool Echo Arena

3rd April- Manchester Arena

4th April- First Direct Arena, Leeds

5th April- The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Back to the Future

Czech National Symphony Orchestra/ Ben Palmer

13th April- London’s Royal Festival Hall

16th April- Symphony Hall, Birmingham

17th April- Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham

18th April- Bridgewater Hall, Manchester

19th April- Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

21st April- Sage, Gateshead

25th April- The Anvil, Basingstoke

Royal Scottish National Orchestra/ Neil Thompson

24th May- Usher Hall, Edinburgh

25th May- Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial

24th April- Bristol Hippodrome

Wallace and Gromit’s Musical Marvels- Featuring The Wrong Trousers

The Picture House Orchestra

16th May- Buxton Opera House

17th May- Blackpool Pleasure Beach

18th May- Blackpool Pleasure Beach

19th May- Sheffield City Hall

20th May- Victoria Hall, Stoke

23rd May- De Montfort Hall, Leicester

25th May- Liverpool Echo Arena

26th May- Manchester Lowry

27th May- London Barbican Hall

29th May- Birmingham Symphony Hall

31st May- The Forum, Bath

1st June- St. David’s Hall, Cardiff

2nd June- The Hexagon, Reading

6th June- Sage, Gateshead

8th June- Usher Hall, Edinburgh

9th June- Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Silent film with live orchestra


Philharmonia Orchestra/ Esa-Pekka Salonen

13th June- Royal Festival Hall, London

Television series with live orchestra

Blue Planet II

City of Prague Orchestra/ Matthew Freeman

13th March- International Centre, Bournemouth

15th March- Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham

17th March- The O2 Arena, London

19th March- First Direct Arena, Leeds

20th March- Metro Radio Arena, Newcastle

21st March- The SSE Hydro, Glasgow

23rd March- SSE Arena, Belfast

24th March- 3Arena, Dublin

26th March- Liverpool Echo Arena

27th March- Manchester Arena

28th March- FlyDSA Arena, Sheffield


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