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Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage Wishlist

After our cheeky question to Ron Jones (Star Trek TNG Composer) asking what can we expect from this Sunday's concert being held at the Royal Albert Hall, we have been wondering what we'd like to hear. We were pleased and fascinated by something that Ron said when we spoke to him, that they'll be a lot of surprises and that they dug deep to find the pieces of music that aren't embedded into the fans consciousness. This makes it particularly hard to pick out the 'best musical scores' over our favourite scenes across the Star Trek franchise. But here's a few!... The Corbomite Manoeuvre This is very familiar to the fans but there is something iconic about this music. I'm not sure what feeling it was meant to evoke or what atmosphere it was trying to create but it goes wonderfully with Kirks blasé attitude towards Blalok. Star Trek The Search for Spock Here we felt the music when Kirk … Continue Reading ››

Ron Jones Interview – Star Trek The Ulimate Voyage

Ahead of Sunday's trektastic concert at the Royal Albert Hall, we were kindly offered the opportunity to talk to Ron Jones who was the composer on Star Trek The Next Generation on seasons 1-4. Ron will be appearing as a guest conductor at Star Trek The Ultimate Voyage on Sunday 1st November and we understand there are still some tickets left, but be quick! TGs: You continued the theme of classical music scores in to TNG, do you know how that decision came about? RJ: There was a lot of discussion between Gene Roddenberry and Bob Justman. Paramount and the executive side were worried as TNG was so different with a bald British captain, a Klingon on the bridge, a different cast. They were worried that the TOS fans would see this and be in shock. They told us liberally to use weed out the theme from Jerry Goldsmith and Alexander Courage's themes from … Continue Reading ››

Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage Tour – Win Tickets

Last year we were privileged to attend the celebration of Michael Giacchino’s music from Star Trek Into Darkness (2013) This year the Royal Albert Hall are hosting the World Premiere of Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage that will feature the most iconic footage and sounds from all the films and movies! rah_30410951455 We can't emphasize enough what an incredible experience watching STID on a massive screen with a live orchestra playing right in front of you. It's goose bump inducing. We are even more excited about it after seeing this video promo on the Royal Albert Halls's website: (turn up the volume....LOUD) We suggest booking your tickets fast to avoid disappointment. WIN TICKETS TO STAR TREK: THE ULTIMATE VOYAGE TOUR The good folks at the Royal Albert Hall have kindly offered a pair of their best tickets in the house (central stalls) to the world premiere  of Star Trek: The Ultimate Voyage … Continue Reading ››