Hollywood film composer/conductor Brian Tyler returns to Royal Festival Hall for an electrifying evening of his dramatic scores to some of the biggest blockbuster movies of the last decade.

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Award-winning composer Brian Tyler returns to London’s concert stage, conducting a performance of his music with the Philharmonia at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, on Thursday 25 October 2018, in an event titled Brian Tyler Returns: Live in Concert.

Brian Tyler has composed the scores for over 70 movies including some of the biggest box office films of all time, grossing over $12 billion worldwide. Nominated for three Emmys and a BAFTA, his music has been celebrated for its memorable themes, exciting rhythms, powerful emotion, inventive instrumentation, and sonic power.

Tyler will conduct many of his scores in London including music from Avengers: Age of UltronCrazy Rich AsiansThor: The Dark World, theFast and Furious film franchise, Power Rangers, the new Formula 1 Theme, and hit TV series Yellowstone, among other original Brian Tyler works.

The Philharmonia has deepened its long-standing relationship with Brian Tyler in recent years, recording for the 2017 films The Mummy(starring Tom Cruise), and Power Rangers (starring Bryan Cranston and Elizabeth Banks, among others). In 2018 they worked together on the soundtrack release of the Kevin Costner TV series Yellowstone.

Brian Tyler commented: “I am thrilled to return to London to conduct the magnificent Philharmonia Orchestra and Choir in concert. I am excited to be conducting the concert debut of my theme for Formula 1 racing and many of my film scores such as Avengers: Age of Ultron, Crazy Rich Asians, the Fast and Furious franchise, Iron Man 3, Now You See Me, Thor: The Dark World, The Mummy and many more. The concert will also feature suites from my television and gaming scores including Yellowstone, Star Trek Enterprise, and Assassin’s Creed Black Flag.

I am fortunate to be joined on stage by so many incredible musicians and soloists that will bring the music to life. I want to bring the audience along for an epic journey into fantasy, romance, science-fiction, drama, modern film score, classical, rock electronic and big band jazz music. I am so delighted that the concert will be held at the historic and beautiful Royal Festival Hall.”

About Brian Tyler

Brian Tyler is a composer and conductor of over 70 films and was named Film Composer of the Year at the 2014 Cue Awards.  Tyler composed blockbuster hits “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Furious 7,” “Iron Man 3,” and “Thor: The Dark World.” He conducted the London Philharmonic, the Philharmonia of London, and the Hollywood Studio Symphony for those films. He also scored “Eagle Eye” for producer Steven Spielberg, and the recent “Fate of the Furious” which had the biggest global box office opening of all time.  He was nominated for a 2014 BAFTA Award and was inducted into the music branch of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in 2010.  His films have grossed $12 billion worldwide.

Tyler began scoring features shortly after he received his master’s degree from Harvard University, as well as a bachelor’s degree from UCLA.  He is a multi-instrumentalist and plays piano, guitar, drums, bass, cello, world percussion, guitarviol, charango, and bouzouki, amongst others as well as being a synth programmer.  He showcased many of those instruments for the retro heist film “Now You See Me” and its sequel about a team of illusionists.

Tyler arranged and conducted the new film logo music for Universal Pictures and composed a theme for the 100 year anniversary of the studio, as well as composing the music for the Marvel Studios logo.  He also scored “The Expendables” films, and “Rambo,” directed by Sylvester Stallone; the crime drama “Law Abiding Citizen,” the 2017 hit “Power Rangers” and the science fiction film “Battle Los Angeles.”  Tyler’s score for Bill Paxton’s “Frailty” won him a World Soundtrack Award in 2002, as well as The World Soundtrack Award as Best New Film Composer of the Year.  He has received three Emmy Award nominations, 26 BMI Music Awards, five ASCAP Music Awards, and recently won 12 Goldspirit Awards, including Composer of the Year.

After composing the score for “The Hunted” for Academy Award-winning director William Friedkin, Tyler composed the score for the turn-of-the-century drama “The Greatest Game Ever Played,” starring Shia LaBeouf.  His soundtrack for “Children of Dune” reached #4 on the Amazon.com album charts while “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” “Furious 7,” “Thor: The Dark World,” “Iron Man 3,” and “Fast Five” all hit #1 on the iTunes soundtrack charts.

In 2014, Tyler scored the Michael Bay-produced “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and also wrote the theme song “Shell Shocked” which he wrote and produced under his electronic music alter ego Madsonik. The song featured Wiz Khalifa and Kill the Noise and is a certified gold record by RIAA.  He collaborated with Tom Morello on the hit song “Divebomb” for “xXx:  The Return of Xander Cage.”

Tyler also created the new theme music for ESPN’s NFL shows in 2014 as well the theme for the U.S. Open Championships now airing annually on FOX.

Tyler wrote the score for the feature film “Truth,” which opened in theaters in October 2015 and stars Cate Blanchett as Mary Mapes and Robert Redford as Dan Rather.  For television, his credits include the series “Scorpion,” “Hawaii Five-0,” and “Sleepy Hollow,” for which he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme Music in 2014.  He also received Emmy nominations for “Last Call” and “Transformers:  Prime.” He most recently wrote the music for the new epic scripted dramatic series “Yellowstone” starring Kevin Costner and written and directed by Taylor Sheridan which premiered in June 2018.

In May 2016, Tyler made his debut headlining concert conducting his film music with the Philharmonia Orchestra at Royal Festival Hall in London.

Tyler also scored “The Mummy” starring Tom Cruise which opened in June 2017 and the recently released “Crazy Rich Asians.” He also wrote the new Formula 1 theme for global broadcast which debuted this year in late March.

Brian Tyler Live in Concert

Royal Festival Hall

25 October 7.30pm

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