Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood and His Score for 'There Will Be Blood' Receives a Live Tribute via The Roundhouse Summer Sessions in London in August
It's become common knowledge that Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood has become a score composer, most famously providing the musical landscape for Paul T. Anderson's 2008 There Will Be Blood.
But the score has yet to receive second full-on live performance--until now.
On August 6 and 7 in London, as part of the Roundhouse Summer Sessions, the guitarist-cum-composer and the London Contemporary Orchestra will preform the score live.
Greenwood will play Olivier M.'s ondes martenot part during the screening with an orchestra comprised of over 50 musicians, per Pitchfork.
Hugh Brunt is scheduled to conduct.
The Summer Sessions are indeed a summer event, taking place in July and August and featuring performances, this year, from Sinead O'Connor, Chilly Gonzales, ólafur arnalds, Kid Koala and more.
And to finish out the event, Reverb will close a weekend of music provided by Imogen Heap.
Greenwood has become quite the name in contemporary orchestration. Performances from your favorite downtown dwelling, (Le) Poisson Rouge, and Ensemble (L)PR have performed Greenwood abreast of Dvorak and other heavyweights in the genre.
So, as part of the Summer Sessions gala this July and August, come be a part of the US's very first live scoring of Anderson's iconic film.
Merely a taste, here is an excerpt from Greenwood's most famous score.© 2016 The Classical Art, All rights reserved. Do not reproduce without permission.