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Friday, January 29, 2016

Hans Zimmer to appear at UCF Celebrates the Arts in April

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2016 at 6:11 AM

click image PHOTO VIA HANS ZIMMER'S WEBSITE
  • Photo via Hans Zimmer's website
Hans Zimmer, the man who composed music for some of the biggest blockbusters in the last decade, is bringing his world-famous music to Orlando as a guest composer at the UCF Celebrates the Arts, according to a university press release. 

The free festival, now in its second year, is open to the public and showcases music, performances and visual displays from April 8-16 at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. 



Zimmer, whose film credits include The Lion King, Pirates of the Caribbean and The Dark Knight, will be collaborating with UCF students for a musical performance. 

On the first Saturday of the festival, April 9, Zimmer will conduct UCF students and faculty musicians in a medley of songs from Christopher Nolan's 2014 film Interstellar. Theoretical physicist Kip Stephen Thorne, who served as a scientific consultant for the film, will speak about the science behind the movie as part of the performance. 

Patrick Doyle, whose film credits include Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Sense and Sensibility and Bridget Jones's Diary, will also present some of his works as a composer for Kenneth Branagh's adaptions of some of Shakespeare's classics. 

Other university talents in theater, dance, orchestra, choir, chamber music, opera, studio art, gaming, animation, photography and film will be showcased throughout the duration of the festival. 

All events are free, but require tickets to gain access, which will be available at arts.cah.ucf.edu in early February.




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