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About Hans Zimmer
HANS ZIMMER TO PERFORM FIRST CONCERTS IN NEW ZEALAND AND AUSTRALIA WITH ‘HANS ZIMMER REVEALED'
ACADEMY AWARD®, GOLDEN GLOBE®, GRAMMY®, AND TONY® AWARD-WINNING FILM COMPOSER ANNOUNCES DATES
ZIMMER’S CONCERT EXPERIENCE WILL FEATURE MUSIC SPANNING HIS MULTI-DECADE CAREER ALONG WITH SOME CLASSIC MOVIE SCORES
"A WONDERFUL NIGHT THAT FEELS LIKE BEING IN A WHIRLWIND OF INTERLOCKING DREAMS" - THE GUARDIAN
“A CONSTANTLY SOARING WALL OF SOUND. SUBLIME" - THE TELEGRAPH
“A BEAUTIFUL INTRICATE SYMPHONY OF VISUAL DELIGHTS” – THE TIMES
Grammy, Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning composer Hans Zimmer announced New Zealand and Australia arena shows today for his new concert experience ‘Hans Zimmer Revealed.’ Hot on the heels of his recently announced European tour dates, Zimmer will perform in May at Auckland’s Spark Arena.
‘Hans Zimmer Revealed’ is a multi-layered experience for concertgoers and a must-see concert event, featuring career-spanning music from Zimmer's multi-decade career. The tour kicked off earlier this year with a sold-out two night run at London’s Wembley Arena before embarking on a 33-city run that featured shows in major European cities including London, Paris, Munich, Prague, Geneva, Dublin and Vienna. The tour received rave reviews in every city.
The concert will be in two parts: the first being some of Zimmer’s classic movie scores including GLADIATOR, THE LION KING and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, and the second featuring re-imagined versions of some classic scores such as THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY and INCEPTION with special guests from the rock and pop world.
“Performing a concert series like this is something that I have always wanted to do, and I am thrilled to visit Australia and New Zealand and return to Europe where we had so much fun playing in the summer.” said Zimmer. “I am very excited to get some of my very talented friends together and give our audiences an experience unlike any concert they have ever been to before.”
ABOUT HANS ZIMMER
Hans Zimmer has scored more than 120 films, which have, combined, grossed over 24 billion dollars at the worldwide box office. His upcoming film projects include Sean Penn’s The Last Face and 20th Century Fox’s Hidden Figures, with Pharrell Williams and Ben Wallfisch out January 2017. Zimmer has been honored with an Academy Award®, two Golden Globes®, three Grammys®, an American Music Award, and a Tony® Award. His most recent Academy Award-nomination for Interstellar marks his 10th career Oscar nomination with the Academy. In 2003, ASCAP presented him with the prestigious Henry Mancini award for Lifetime Achievement for his impressive and influential body of work. He also received his Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2010, and in 2014 was honored with the Zurich Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award. Zimmer recently completed his first concerts in the UK, “Hans Zimmer Revealed,” at the Eventim Hammersmith Apollo, and concluded his first ever European tour, “Hans Zimmer Live,” on June 5, 2016.
Other recent releases include: Zack Snyder’s Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice, Mark Osborne’s The Little Prince, Peter Sollet’s Freeheld, Simon Curtis’ Woman in Gold, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Steve McQueen’s 12 Years a Slave, Ron Howard’s Rush, Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel, History Channel’s miniseries The Bible, the Christopher Nolan-directed films Inception, The Dark Knight and The Dark Knight Rises; and Guy Ritchie’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. Some of Zimmer’s most notable works include his scores for Rain Man, Driving Miss Daisy, Thelma & Louise, Crimson Tide, The Thin Red Line, Gladiator, Mission: Impossible II, Hannibal, Pearl Harbor, Tears of the Sun, Spanglish, The Pirates of the Caribbean franchise, the Kung Fu Panda and Madagascar films, The Da Vinci Code, Frost/Nixon, and The Lion King, for which he won the Academy Award.