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 Posted:   Feb 24, 2024 - 12:33 AM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

Hey guys,

It’s been a long time since I’ve posted here, but I just wanted to share a new blog site that I’ve started that contains reviews of soundtrack concerts I’ve been to over the last 20 years.

To start with, I’ve written reviews on concerts by John Williams, Patrick Doyle, Hans Zimmer and John Barry.

More to come from the likes of Alan Menken, Alan Silvestri, Joe Hisaishi, Justin Hurwitz, Michael Nyman, Ennio Morricone and more!

You can find the site here:

Thanks for your interest!


 Posted:   Feb 28, 2024 - 8:22 AM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

Just a quick bump!

Main page:

I’ve added quite a few concert reviews since my last post. I’ve added the links below. You can tell what they are by the url:












Concert reviews coming soon: Elfman, Desplat, Tyler, Shore, Nyman and more!

Thanks for looking,


 Posted:   Feb 28, 2024 - 8:36 AM   
 By:   governor   (Member)

Hello Alain

Thanks for the update

Great site - very very informative. The Brighton Rock report is priceless.

Thanks !

 Posted:   Feb 29, 2024 - 7:13 AM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

Thanks for the kind words guv!

I’m really starting to forget the details on some of these concerts, so I thought I might as well write about them while I can still remember them.

Oh, and I’ve just added one new review of the 2019 premiere of John Powell’s “Life #2, Study No. 1.”

I haven’t seen any reports on this one, so it might be of interest to some.

Thanks again for reading!


 Posted:   Mar 7, 2024 - 4:42 PM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

For those interested, here’s another bump for my latest concert reports:

Francis Lai Story: Japan Tour

Elfman/Burton Halloween concert

En Silence, Alexandre Desplat opera

Brian Tyler Live in Concert

Dave Grusin at the Blue Note Tokyo

Coming up:
Morricone, Nyman, Shore, Yared and Serra!

Thanks for reading smile

 Posted:   Mar 13, 2024 - 5:54 PM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

Quick bump with my latest mini reports:

Boston Pops and their John Williams Tribute (2023)

Gabriel Yared & Marc Shaiman at Hollywood in Vienna (2019)

Michael Nyman in Tokyo (2004)

 Posted:   Mar 21, 2024 - 8:33 PM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

Quick bump for my latest mini reports:

Hans Zimmer Live (2023) - Germany

Howard Shore & The Lord of the Rings Symphony (2004) - England

Ennio Morricone in Japan (2004) - Japan

Next up: Eric Serra (who’s playing in town next week!), Giacchino and more!

Thanks for looking!

 Posted:   Apr 2, 2024 - 6:58 AM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

Quick bump!

My latest soundtrack reports:

John Williams in Milan (2022)

Eric Serra at Billboard Live Tokyo (last week!)

John Barry at the Royal Albert Hall (2006)

Thanks for reading!

 Posted:   Apr 2, 2024 - 7:22 AM   
 By:   Sartoris   (Member)

Great concert report website of yours.
Many rare documents featured, as all these gorgeous foreign concert programs and posters.
Thanks for sharing.

 Posted:   Apr 3, 2024 - 9:09 AM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)


Thanks for the compliments!

There are still 10-15 concert reports that I haven’t written yet for concerts I’ve seen in the last 20 years. Your interest in the foreign concert posters, etc. gave me an idea about doing proper scans of the posters I have and adding that to the site as a separate page. I’ll do that eventually!

This year, I plan to attend quite a few concerts in Europe and the US, so please look forward to those reports.

In the meantime, some upcoming “archive” concert reviews include:

- Joe Hisaishi in Budokan (Ghibli music concert, 2006)
- Settling the Score: Giacchino vs Arnold concert
- Beauty and the beast: Live to picture with special performance by Alan Menken
- Nightmare before Christmas: Live to picture with Danny Elfman
- Boston Pops in Japan: A Star Wars Story

Thanks again for your interest!

 Posted:   Apr 12, 2024 - 9:22 AM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

Bump with my latest archive reviews!

Joe Hisaishi/Hayao Miyazaki 25th anniversary concert:

Beauty and the Beast in concert - with special live Alan Menken performance!

Nightmare before Christmas (25 anniversary) - live with Elfman performance

Thanks for your interest!

 Posted:   Apr 13, 2024 - 9:12 PM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

Hello again!

I’ve just added a new section to the site: Concert Flyers

These are scans of concert flyers from my personal collection, and you can find some interesting rarities in there:

I’ve also added some drop-down menus to the top menu to make it easier to search for things.

As always, thanks for looking!

 Posted:   May 23, 2024 - 5:28 AM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

Hey guys,

Apologies for the lack of updates lately!

Here are 3 of the most recent reviews:

1. David Arnold vs Michael Giacchino: Settling the Score (London)

2. Michael Giacchino: Lost in Concert (Hawaii)

3. Joe Hisaishi: World Dreams tour (Japan)

Many concerts and reviews to come this year, so stay tuned!

I’ve also set up a Facebook page if you wish to stay updated and browse lots of concert photos, etc.

As always, thanks for your interest!


 Posted:   Jul 2, 2024 - 1:23 AM   
 By:   Alain P   (Member)

A bump with my latest concert reviews!

Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse LIVE IN CONCERT (world premiere!)

John Williams at the Hollywood Bowl (2022)

Pictures at an Exhibition: Conti, Danna, Davis, Beltrami, Gregson-Williams, Shaiman and more

Thanks for reading!


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