A concert not to be missed, all under the baton of Principal Conductor John Andrews and Associate Conductor Jack Wong conducting the vibrant International Festival Orchestra.

Performing thrilling music from films such as Slumdog Millionaire by A.R. Rahman, The War of the Roses by David Newman, Harry Potter by John Williams and Patrick Doyle  and Pirates of the Caribbean by Klaus Badelt, together with TV and computer gaming music.

This extraordinary concert also includes music by multi-award-winning French maestro Bruno Coulais (known the world over for his spectacular Oscar nominated film soundtrack The Chorus), Ian Livingstone, one of the most successful TV and gaming composers and creator of incredibly memorable, bringing his hit scores such as My Big Fat Gypsy Wedding, The Great British Sewing Bee, and The Repair Shop, amazing music by renowned film composer Chris Nicolaides and also by Bafta & Golden Globe-winning composer Alex Heffes who is presenting his fabulous score of The Elephant Queen, plus the beautiful music of The Mating Game by Hollywood composer Tom Howe, travelling especially from the US to attend this concert and whose international hits include the soundtracks of the movies Mulan, The Great British Bake Off, etc. plus Emmy Award, nominee Dominik Scherrer who is binging his fantastic theme from the new BBC hit series Baptiste.

A brilliant evening of well-known and exciting music under the baton of principal conductor John Andrews and associate conductor Jack Wong, together with Greek star soprano Aliki and international pianist Oliver Poole.

More About The Festival

The International Composers Festival is a unique three-day festival on the south coast of England, celebrating music of passion and melody, created by living composers from all over the world, many of whom will be attending the Festival. It features world-class performances with big orchestral scores, film, computer gaming, television themes, chamber, song and dance music, performed by the International Festival Orchestra, soloists, ensembles and dancers.

For access to all the events in the festival, why not get yourself a Festival Pass?


  • Free for under 18s when accompanied by paying adult
  • Standard  £20
  • Premium  £25
  • VIP Festival Pass £150 (click here to get yours)


This event will run from 7 – 9.30pm, and includes a 20 minute interval.

Full, detailed programme to follow soon.