Radio City Music Hall | New York City, NY
The much loved, much watched, epic movie, The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring is live and in concert at the Radio City Music Hall on Monday, February 6th 2023. This showing helps to celebrate its 21st anniversary of the motion picture’s release in 2001. This is the first of what makes up the Trilogy of The Lord of the Rings. It is ingeniously re-shown on a huge screen with music, performed by choruses, soloists, and symphony orchestra, all performing the appropriate music, in all the right pieces, timed to perfection to harmonize with the movie.
Experience the legendary motion picture at the historic Radio City Music Hall, beneath a giant screen accompanied by 238 musicians, including symphony orchestra, chorus and soloist. This unique performance sets the score to the film, but allows the music to bear the narrative weight, creating a wholly new and dramatic live concert experience. The music of The Lord of the Rings is counted among film music’s most complex and comprehensive works.
The story is set in Middle-earth, The Dark Lord, Sauron, in an earlier age, created the One Ring to rule in his campaign to conquer all of Middle-earth. The other Rings of Power, the subservient rings, were, in turn, given to Men, Dwarves, and the Elves. From homely beginnings in the Shire, in a land very reminiscent of the English countryside, we follow in the steps of Frodo, a hobbit. As the story ranges across Middle-earth, in his quest to destroy the One Ring, we are accompanied by the equally inexperienced hobbit warriors, Sam, Merry and Pippin.
The Lord of the Rings is an epic high-fantasy novel by English author and scholar J. R. R. Tolkien. The story began as a sequel to Tolkien's 1937 children's book The Hobbit. The work was originally intended by Tolkien to be one volume was published over the course of a year from 29 July 1954 to 20 October 1955 in three volumes titled, The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers, and The Return of the King The Lord of the Rings has since been reprinted many times and translated into at least 38 languages. It has helped to create and shape the modern fantasy genre, within which it is considered one of the greatest books of all time. The Lord of the Rings is one of the best-selling books ever written, with over 150 million copies sold.