"Black Panther" Will Be Scored by the Philharmonic Orchestra for an Immersive Live Event

Published Sep 10 2021 at 3:35 PM GMT
  • In an immersive live-to-picture event, Black Panther will become the first Marvel film to be screened alongside a live orchestra.
  • The Los Angeles Philharmonic will be led by the Hollywood Bowl"s principal composer, Thomas Wilkins, in its performance of the score for the 2018 movie, for which composer Ludwig G'ransson was awarded an Oscar.
  • In addition to an ensemble of African drums and flutes, Senegalese artist Baaba Maal will accompany the orchestra as a special guest.
  • Maal collaborated on the film's soundtrack and had vocals in the introduction to the "Wakanda' song.
  • There are about two hours of music in the 134-minute film, according to Variety, meaning that the orchestra will be playing for the majority of screen time and most of the vocals and production elements will be played from the original track, but the orchestra and its accompanying performers will be live.



  • Published Sep 10, 2021 3:35 PM GMT