Todd Phillips’ ground-breaking, award-winning film ‘Joker’ will be screened with the accompaniment of a live orchestra playing composer Hildur Guðnadóttir’s award-winning score for the first time ever, for a limited engagement.

Premiering on April the 30th at London’s Eventim Apollo and running until the 6th July across the UK and Europe, the music from the film will be brought to life by a full orchestra to create a vivid, visceral and entirely new ‘Joker’ viewing experience. Performed live, Guðnadóttir’s inimitable score illuminates further the emotional weight, texture and atmosphere of Joaquin Phoenix’s captivating portrayal.

The London opening of ‘Joker – Live in Concert’ will be conducted by Jeff Atmajian- the conductor and orchestrator of the original soundtrack – with SENBLA’s Dave Mahoney conducting the UK Tour dates.

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One of the most acclaimed young composers of her generation described by The Times as “music to Hollywood’s ear”, and the first-ever solo female winner of the Golden Globe for Best Original Score, Hildur Guðnadóttir is also known as the Grammy-winning composer of HBO’s celebrated miniseries ‘Chernobyl’.

Hildur Guðnadóttir said: “I’m thrilled to get to see and hear Joker in the cinema with a live orchestra. When we recorded the music, the orchestra brought such depth and detailed attention to the performances that we were all literally holding our breaths during most of the recording sessions. It was a beautiful trip. I’m so happy to get to go there again and for an audience to experience that too.”

Director Todd Phillips said: “I speak for the entire Joker team when I say how thrilled we are to be working with SENBLA and Ollie Rosenblatt on Joker – Live in Concert. I think it’s a wonderful way for audiences to experience Hildur Guðnadóttir‘s haunting and immersive score while bearing witness to Joaquin Phoenix’s descent into madness as Arthur.”


Thursday 30-Apr                London Eventim Apollo

Friday 15-May                   Birmingham Symphony Hall

Saturday 16-May               Hull Bonus Arena

Sunday 17-May                 York Barbican

Tuesday 19-May                Dublin Bord Gais

Sunday 21-Jun                  Cardiff Millennium Centre

Wednesday 24-Jun            Sheffield City Hall

Thursday 25-Jun               Manchester Bridgewater Hall

Sunday 28-Jun                  Liverpool Philharmonic Hall

Monday 29-Jun                 Southend Cliffs Pavilion

Tuesday 30-Jun                 Bath Forum

Wednesday 01-Jul              Brighton Dome

Thursday 02-Jul                 Poole Lighthouse

Sunday 05-Jul                    Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Monday 06-Jul                   Edinburgh Usher Hall

The concert is produced and promoted worldwide by Senbla and following its London opening will tour the UK and Europe before embarking on an international tour. More dates are to be announced soon.