Saturday 10 December 2016

Music from the movies - Legendary movie composer Hans Zimmer bringing live tour to Dublin

He's the man behind the Oscar-winning score for Rain Man and he has worked on films including Interstellar, 12 Years a Slave and Frost/Nixon

Published 03/12/2015 | 08:42

Hans Zimmer performing music from his movie scores (Batman, Thin Red Line, Pirates of the Caribbean and more) at Hammersmith Apollo. Photograph: Angela Lubrano
Hans Zimmer performing music from his movie scores (Batman, Thin Red Line, Pirates of the Caribbean and more) at Hammersmith Apollo. Photograph: Angela Lubrano

Legendary film composer Hans Zimmer has just announced his first ever Irish concert will take place at the 3Arena on Thursday May 26, 2016.

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This show, part of his 2016 live tour, will feature Hans Zimmer’s band along with an orchestra and choir and music from his many films.

“To perform live in Ireland is something I always wanted to do, and I am thrilled that the time has finally come," he says.

"I am very excited to get some of my very talented friends together and give my Irish fans an experience unlike any concert they have ever been to before."

Hans Zimmer’s interest in music began early when he moved to the UK and met established film composer Stanley Myers where they collaborated on films such as My Beautiful Laundrette.

In 1988, Hans’ solo work for Rain Man earned him his first Academy Award Nomination for Best Original Score.

Hans has scored more than 120 films which have, combined, grossed over 24 billion dollars at the worldwide box office.

He has been honored with an Oscar, two Golden Globes, three Grammys, an American Music Award and a Tony Award. His most recent Academy Award nomination for Interstellar marks his 10th career Oscar nomination. In 2003,

This 2016 tour comes off the back of two very special ‘Hans Zimmer Revealed’ shows at London’s legendary Hammersmith Apollo in 2014.

Like the Hammersmith shows, ‘Hans Zimmer Live On Tour’ will be a visual spectacular designed and lit by the world-renowned lighting designer Marc Brickman.

Marc has worked with everyone from Pink Floyd to Nine Inch Nails to Barbra Streisand and is responsible for the lighting of the Empire State Building in New York.

Tickets from €65 including booking and facility fees go on sale this Monday 07 December at 9am via Ticketmaster.

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