In 2016, composer Stuart Hancock wrote the rating for the animated movie, We’re Occurring a Bear Hunt, primarily based on the Michael Rosen/Helen Oxenbury youngsters’s guide of the identical identify, and the rating went on to win two main awards in 2017 (Greatest Brief Movie Rating at each the Jerry Goldsmith Awards and the Music+Sound Awards). Now there’s a likelihood to listen to the music reside, as Hancock is conducting an orchestra of Military musicians (the Band of the Welsh Guards and the Countess of Wessex’s String Orchestra) in screenings of the movie with reside music at Regent Corridor, 275 Oxford Road, W1C 2DJ on 5 November (there are three performances).
While Hancock is greatest often called a composer for movie and TV, I chatted to him in 2020 about Raptures, a disc of his live performance music launched on Orchid Classics [see my interview].
The movie follows the intrepid adventures of siblings Stan, Katie, Rosie, Max, the newborn and their pet canine Rufus, who resolve someday to go on an journey by the countryside in quest of bears. On 5 November, Hancock can be presenting the occasion from the rostrum, and this household present will embody a enjoyable information to the musicians within the orchestra and the tunes within the music rating to hear out for, in addition to singalongs to George Ezra’s charming title track Me and You.
All earnings from the performances will profit the Royal British Legion, offering monetary, social and emotional assist to members and veterans of the British Armed Forces, their households and dependants.