The composer Italian Ennio Morricone will offer its first and last concert in Spain the next 8 of may in the WiZink Center of Madrid with Dulce Pontes as guest artist, an orchestra and a choir of 200 people to interpret a selection of her most famous compositions.
The promoter of the show, which is part of his farewell tour to more than 60 years of career, has also reported that tickets will go on sale this Thursday at 11 in the morning.
More than 650,000 spectators have already enjoyed more than 50 concerts of
The Final Concerts World Tour
, which will conclude in Italy with six performances in Rome between June 15 and 22 and a final concert on the 29th of that month at the Lucca Summer Festival.
Morricone is considered a genius of musical composition for cinema since his first work for 'El federal'
Morricone (Rome, 1928), who recently celebrated his 90th birthday, is considered a genius of musical composition for cinema since his first work for 'El federal', directed by Luciano Salce, and in his work, composed of more than 500 scores , they emphasize titles like "The death had a price" (1965), "" till his hour arrived "(1968) or" The good one, the ugly and the bad one "(1966).
'Cinema Paradiso' by Giuseppe Tornatore, 'Novecento' by Bernardo Bertolucci, 'The Untouchables of Eliot Ness' by Brian De Palma, 'Once Upon a Time in America' by Sergio Leone or 'The Mission' by Roland Joffè are also among the titles of his production, which includes two pieces for Spanish directors: Luis Buñuel, with whom he worked on 'Leonor' (1975), and Pedro Almodóvar, on 'Átame' (1990).
Not only has he received recognition from the public, with more than 70 million albums sold, also that of the critics, who awarded him the honorary Golden Lion of the Venice Mostra in 1995, the honorary Oscar he won in 2007 and the Oscar to the best soundtrack in 2015 for "Los odiosos ocho", by Quentin Tarantino.