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The Marvel and DC universes headline Fimucité’s symphonic concerts in Tenerife

The Marvel and DC universes, their heroes and villains, will star in the Fimucité programmes to be held at the Tenerife Auditorium on 14th and 15th July.

The International Film Music Festival of Tenerife (FIMUCITÉ) pays tribute this summer, in its seventeenth edition, to the comic book superheroes who have made the leap to the screen through iconic productions that have captivated the general public for decades.


The Marvel and DC universes, their heroes and villains, will star in the programmes planned for the two great symphonic concerts to be held at the Tenerife Auditorium on 14th and 15th July, performed by the Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, the Tenerife Film Choir and the Polyphonic Choir of the University of La Laguna.

There will be two original and unique shows in which numerous pieces will be performed for the first time in the world, with the world premiere in concert of the soundtracks of ‘Watchmen’ and ‘Deadpool 2′, composed by Tyler Bates, who will be visiting the Festival; The Incredible Hulk’, by Joe Harnell; ‘Werewolf by Night’ (Michael Giacchino), ‘X-Men’ (Shuky Levi), ‘The Killing Joke’ (Lolita Ritmanis, Michael McCuistion and Kristopher Carter) and the animated series ‘What if? ‘ (Laura Karpman).

Tickets are already on sale at the Auditorio de Tenerife box office. FIMUCITÉ offers a discounted season ticket for those who want to enjoy the two concerts, as well as a VIP season ticket which includes tickets for the six concerts programmed this year, which will also be held at the Teatro Guimerá in Santa Cruz de Tenerife, the Teatro Leal in La Laguna and the Paraninfo of the University of La Laguna.

On Friday 14 July, at 20.00, the concert ‘Excelsior: The Legacy of Stan Lee’ will take place, dedicated to the great soundtracks of the legendary comic book publisher Marvel brought to film and television. The world premiere of the music from the film ‘Werewolf by Night’, composed by Michael Giacchino, also the film’s director, and specially prepared for this concert, is worth mentioning. Danny Elfman’s iconic score for Sam Raimi’s ‘Spider-man’ and its sequel; ‘The Incredible Hulk’, ‘X-Men’, ‘Black Panther’, ‘The Avengers’, ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ and ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’, among others, will also delight the audience.

The concert will be conducted by guest conductor Salvador Vázquez and will feature Tyler Bates, a regular collaborator of James Gunn and Zack Snyder. Lola and Sami Bates, as well as drummer Greg Ellis, whose interpretations have been part of more than 200 film, television and video game soundtracks, including ‘300’, ‘Iron Man’, ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ or ‘Assassin’s Creed’, will also take part as solo voices, returning to FIMUCITÉ with his extraordinary staging.

The concert ‘Gods and Detectives’, dedicated to DC Comics, will bring this promising edition of FIMUCITÉ to a close on Saturday 15th July at 19.30, under the direction of the maestro Diego Navarro, composer and orchestra conductor specialising in film music and founder of FIMUCITÉ. The programme includes the soundtracks that have accompanied superheroes like Superman and Batman, villains like the Joker, and other characters from the noir genre, such as Dick Tracy or the Raven, on the big screen.

The concert will include a performance of the score of ‘The Batman’, by Michael Giacchino, and the suite from the legendary film ‘300’, by Tyler Bates. Other titles such as ‘Man of Steel’, ‘Superman’ and ‘The Rocketeer’ will also be performed. In addition, there will be the world premiere of the score of ‘The Killing Joke’, with the presence of its author Lolita Ritmanis, who returns to the Festival accompanied by Michael McCuistion and Kristopher Carter, with whom she has written the music for several Marvel and DC animated films, such as ‘Batman Beyond’, under the Dynamic Music Partners label.

Tyler Bates, Lola and Sami Bates and Greg Ellis will once again take the stage, as well as guest soloists Fran León and Esther Ovejero.


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