1. John Barry Homage At The International Festival Of Music And Cinema

    By Devin Zydel on 2007-09-21

    The music of famed James Bond composer John Barry will be the center of attention at the upcoming International Festival Of Music And Cinema in France this November. reports that the event will be featuring a one and a half hour concert homage to John Barry, showcasing his well-renowned music from the James Bond films, Out Of Africa, Dances With Wolves and other notable films. Barry is best known by Bond fans as the composer of 11 scores for the series, starting with 1963’s From Russia With Love and finally ending with 1987’s The Living Daylights.

    The orchestra will be under the direction of conductor Nicholas Dodd, who has worked with David Arnold on some of the most recent 007 films including Tomorrow Never Dies, The World Is Not Enough, Die Another Day and Casino Royale.

    The International Festival Of Music And Cinema, which is taking place in Auxerre, Yonne, France, will be running from 14 to 18 November 2007. The John Barry homage concert will be taking place on the 17th.

    Reservations can be made at the Offices of Tourism located at the Auxerre, Avallon, Joigny, Sens and Saint-Florentin communes. To buy online, visit

    For further information, visit the official website for the International Festival Of Music And Cinema.

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