Festive Concerts at the Southbank Centre
Director Steven Spielberg’s heartwarming masterpiece is one of the brightest stars in motion picture history. Filled with unparalleled magic and imagination, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial follows the moving story of a lost little alien who befriends a 10-year-old boy named Elliott. Experience all the mystery and fun of their unforgettable adventure in the beloved movie that captivated audiences around the world, complete with John Williams’ Academy Award®-winning score performed live by the Philharmonia Orchestra and conducted by Ben Palmer in sync to the film projected on a huge HD screen!
Join renowned presenter and film-critic Mark Kermode as he hosts an evening of your favourite Christmas movie themes performed by the London Philharmonic Orchestra. From Elf to The Holiday, The Grinch to Miracle on 34th Street, travel through the decades as you enjoy festive film favourites in orchestral form.
The Philharmonia Orchestra and Philharmonia Chorus (15 & 17 Dec) / London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Philharmonic Choir (16 Dec) perform a magical selection of Christmas carols and songs with a festive singalong for the whole family to enjoy. They will be joined on stage by the London Youth Choirs, West End singer Marisha Wallace (Guys and Dolls, Hairspray, Dreamgirls, Waitress), guest pianist Toby Gad and conductor Michael England. Hosted YolanDa Brown, you’ll hear favourites including Silent Night, Hark! The Herald Angels Sing, O Little Town of Bethlehem, Winter Wonderland, Sleigh Ride, Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree and many more at this uplifting show guaranteed to get you into the Christmas spirit.