“My first score for The Lord of the Rings trilogy, The Fellowship of the Ring, was the beginning of my journey into the world of Tolkien and I will always hold a special fondness for the music and the experience,” says composer of The Lord of the Rings film trilogy Howard Shore. Hear Shore’s Academy® and Grammy®-winning score come to life on August 18 and August 19 when Ravinia brings Middle Earth to the North Shore. The Chicago Symphony Orchestra accompanies the film The Lord of the Rings – The Fellowship of the Ring while the epic film plays on video screens in the pavilion and on the lawn.
Meet Chicago-based musician and writer Doug Adams, author of The Music of The Lord of the Rings, prior to the concerts on each night in front of Ravinia Gifts. Adams will be signing copies of his book beginning at 6:45 p.m. on each concert night.