Here at Blazing Minds we love James Bond and specially the amazing music from composer John Barry, so we are so happy that the Welsh National Opera Orchestra will be performing his music at St David’s Hall in Cardiff this December.

WOULD you like to experience the magnificent music behind Hollywood’s most iconic films at the National Concert Hall of Wales?

Well, now you can as St David’s Hall celebrates the work of John Barry, the legendary English composer whose silver screen soundtracks are instantly recognisable.

Impeccably performed by the acclaimed Welsh National Opera Orchestra, the concert will feature some of Barry’s most-loved pieces including Zulu, Born Free, Midnight Cowboy, Dances with Wolves and The Persuaders.

Most famously, Barry is remembered for his 11 soundtracks of the James Bond films, and you’re guaranteed to hear many from Goldfinger to Thunderball, and You Only Live Twice to Diamonds Are Forever. Undoubtedly, a major highlight of the night will be We Have All the Time in the World, which the great Louis Armstrong sang for the theme to On Her Majesty’s Secret Service. Plus, all the memorable moments from the movies are guaranteed to come flooding back when experiencing the epic 007 theme.

Conducted by the acclaimed Nicholas Dodd and narrated by Classic FM broadcaster Tim Lihoreau, this show is a must for film fans and music lovers. Barry won a glut of accolades including Academy Awards, BAFTAs and Golden Globes. Now you can relive the remarkable career of this genuine Hollywood legend!

The Music of John Barry performed by the Welsh National Opera Orchestra will be at St David’s Hall on the 12th December.

Tickets are priced £12.50 – £35 (plus a £2.95 service transaction fee).
To book your seats, please visit
or at the Box Office on 029 2087 8444.

Love Bond? Are you going? Let us know in the comments below, we would love to know.

Karen Woodham
Karen Woodham is the founder and owner of the Blazing Minds. She is also a Cinema reviewer, based at the Scala in Prestatyn and also works with RealD 3D reviewing the latest 3D releases, she has also had several articles published in various publications. In 2015 she became an Award Winning Blogger and also has her website listed as one of the UK's Top 10 Film Blogs.
Karen Woodham