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Princess of Wales Theatre (Toronto, )
300 King Street West Toronto, ON M5V 1J2, Canada

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Based on the novels The Fellowship of the Ring, The Two Towers and The Return of the King by J.R.R. Tolkien


The RTĚ Concert Orchestra is proud to present The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers for one night only, Sunday 28 October 2012 at the O2, Dublin. Tickets are on sale now from usual outlets priced Ě39.50 to Ě69.50 (additional service charges may apply).

Following the phenomenal success of The Fellowship of the Ring last year, the full RTĚ Concert Orchestra and chorus now perform to The Two Towers, the second epic fantasy film in the Lord of the Rings trilogy. Beneath an immense screen, the orchestra and singers will bring Howard ShoreĚs music of Middle Earth uniquely to life in what promises to be another unforgettable occasion.

The RTĚ Concert Orchestra has had a special place in Irish musical life for over 60 years, with a range that sees them equally at home in classical, opera, jazz, film, rock and traditional music. In recent years the RTĚ CO has developed a popular series of film screenings with live performance of the orchestral score. Highlights of these screenings to date have included The Wizard of Oz, Casablanca, Psycho, Bugs Bunny on Broadway and of course last yearĚs massively successful The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring.

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The Old Vic today announced the next One Voice at The Old Vic which will take place on 7 July featuring new monologues written by Mark Watson and Amelia Bullmore performed by Katherine Parkinson and Niamh Cusack as well as a monologue by Yasmina Reza. (more...)

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The Old Vic today gives a sneak preview of what's to come in 2018 at The Old Vic during its bicentenary. The Divide, a new play by Alan Ayckbourn, will open at The Old Vic on 3 February 2018 with previews from 30 January 2018, following its premiere at the Edinburgh International Festival this summer. (more...)

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General Director Placido Domingo announced that soprano Renee Fleming, one of the most beloved and celebrated singers of her generation, will return to LA Opera for a recital on Tuesday, February 6, 2018, joined by her frequent collaborator, pianist Hartmut Holl. (more...)

Terence Wilton and James Byng Will Join West End's THE WOMAN IN BLACK
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According to an article published in the New York Times, they reported that 'Renee Fleming has announced that she will be retiring from the opera stage,' stating that her final performance will be of 'Der Rosenkavalier' at the Metropolitan Opera on May 13th.  However, the NPR now reveals new information that the diva is not quitting just yet. (more...)

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