The Royal Scottish National Orchestra has announced that internationally-acclaimed composer Danny Elfman will be appearing at gala concerts celebrating his classical and film work, in Edinburgh and Glasgow this month (November).
The Danny Elfman Gala on November 29 and 30 will feature the composer’s beloved music from Alice in Wonderland, Batman, Edward Scissorhands, and the UK Premier of the composers Violin Concerto Eleven Eleven – played by American violinist Sandy Cameron.
The RSNO revealed today that not only will the concerts showcase the music of Danny Elfman conducted by his friend and collaborator John Mauceri, but that the composer himself will make an appearance at the concerts.
The two-date gala features a solo performance from acclaimed violinist Sandy Cameron for Elfman’s Violin Concerto Eleven Eleven, which she recorded with the RSNO earlier this year.
Alistair Mackie, Chief Executive of the RSNO, said: “Danny Elfman is a much-loved friend of the RSNO and we are thrilled that he will be joining us on the night in Edinburgh and Glasgow, celebrating his incredible work.
“This is a wonderful opportunity for fans of Danny Elfman to see him in what are really quite intimate settings for such a blockbuster star. We were already in for memorable evenings of beautiful music, including Danny’s Violin Concerto Eleven Eleven, played by the sensational Sandy Cameron - but with the composer himself making an appearance I think these will be truly incredible shows and not to be missed.”