AEG Artistic Presents have announced a huge nationwide tour of Home Alone In Concert for Christmas 2023. And this December it is coming to Liverpool’s M&S Bank Arena, the family favourite comedy will be presented in arenas around the UK, while the film’s sensational John Williams score is performed live by a full orchestra and choir. Tickets go on general sale on 9 June via mandsbankarena.com. Presale is 6 June 10am, sign-up here.A true festive favourite, Home Alone is a beloved comedy classic the world over, and features the remarkable Grammy and Oscar nominated score by renowned composer John Williams. This winter, audiences will have the chance to experience the Christmas classic like never before, with the film being shown in HD on big screens around the UK.
Accompanied by The Heritage Orchestra who will perform the picture’s iconic score live on stage, they are renowned for their game changing productions and ability to perform any and all genres. Founded almost 20 years ago, The Heritage Orchestra has worked with some of the world’s biggest including Becky Hill, Björk, Jamie Cullum and Massive Attack. In addition a live choir will accompany the orchestra throughout the film.
Home Alone In Concert is the perfect way for adults and families alike to kick start the festive season, bringing hilarity and festive cheer to venues around the country with a fun classical twist.
Lucy Noble, Artistic Director at AEG Artistic Presents, said:
“Families up and down the country sit down to watch Home Alone together every Christmas, so it’s wonderful to be able to bring such a huge part of the festive season to life with Home Alone In Concert. Even if you’ve seen the film plenty of times over the past 30 years, nothing compares to hearing that iconic score performed in full by the sensational Heritage Orchestra. It’s a great opportunity to bring the kids to see such a renowned Christmas film, while experiencing the magnificence of a full live orchestra. With holiday fun for the entire family, the concert really will bring that extra bit of Christmas magic this year”
Chris Wheeler, CEO & Artistic Director of The Heritage Orchestra, said:
“We’re thrilled to be a part of this tour with AEG Artistic Presents. Home Alone is such an iconic film with a truly tremendous score, so to be bringing the music of one of the greatest composers ever to such huge venues is an honour. This is our very first film in concert tour, and we’re excited to add the genre of film music as a string to our multi-faceted bow”
Home Alone stars Macaulay Culkin as Kevin McCallister, an 8-year-old boy who’s accidentally left behind when his family leaves for Christmas vacation, and who must defend his home against two bungling thieves (Joe Pesci and Daniel Stern). Also starring Catherine O’Hara and John Candy, and nominated for two Academy Awards for Best Original Score and Best Original Song (“Somewhere in My Memory”), Home Alone is hilarious, heart-warming holiday fun for the entire family!