Planet Earth II Live in Concert on 13 May 2018 brought us closer to the spellbinding animals, landscapes and wildlife dramas on our planet than ever before!
This extraordinary musical safari brought us face-to-face with a family of penguins, racing alongside hunting lions in the deserts of Namibia, feeling the raw tension as a baby iguana escapes the clutches of deadly racer snakes, and tapping our toes along with dancing grizzly bears…
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The event featured breathtaking, specially-selected footage from the BAFTA and EMMY award-winning series accompanied by the remarkable soundtrack of Oscar winner Hans Zimmer and his composers, Jacob Shea and Jasha Klebe, performed live by the BBC Concert Orchestra and BBC Singers, conducted by Jessica Cottis and, for one piece, special guest Zimmer himself!
Unbelievable night at the
RoyalAlbertHall</a> for <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PlanetEarth2?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#PlanetEarth2</a> live in concert. <a href="https://twitter.com/BBCCO?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">BBCCO was incredible, led by the amazing
JessicaCottis</a>, with a surprise appearance by <a href="https://twitter.com/HansZimmer?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">HansZimmer! Moments like these are powerful reminders of why I’ve chosen to pursue a career in #conservation. pic.twitter.com/a6XOB9YD2M— Emma Muench (@emma_muench) May 14, 2018Such an incredible honor to have the
BBCCO</a> & <a href="https://twitter.com/LDNVoices?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">LDNVoices perform our music to
BBCEarth</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/PlanetEarth2?src=hash&ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">#PlanetEarth2</a> at <a href="https://twitter.com/RoyalAlbertHall?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">RoyalAlbertHall A true dream come true. A special thank you to
JessicaCottis</a> <a href="https://t.co/DXNHq4ja7L">pic.twitter.com/DXNHq4ja7L</a></p>— Jasha Klebe (JashaKlebe) May 13, 2018What an incredible experience seeing #PlanetEarth2 Live at
RoyalAlberthall</a>. A stunning evening delivered by <a href="https://twitter.com/JessicaCottis?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">JessicaCottis
BBCCO</a> and LDNVoices full of beautiful imagery and evocative music with a surprise appearance from <a href="https://twitter.com/HansZimmer?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw">HansZimmer himself! A night to remember for a lifetime. pic.twitter.com/SDH5SvuQ0a— The Geography Box (@real_earth) May 14, 2018
Photos: Andy Paradise
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