Watch Casino Royale on the big screen, with a live performance from the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra


The Melbourne Symphony Orchestra is well-known for delivering fans of blockbuster film franchises epic nights out, maintaining a tradition of performing rousing live scores to popular movies.

Having whipped their musicians into various Star Wars and Harry Potter inspired frenzies, the MSO for the first time takes on the James Bond universe.

It will perform the score to Casino Royale live during a special screening of the 2016 film, which marked Daniel Craig’s first outing as the martini-sipping super spy.

The Casino Royale in Concert event will take place on two days: Thursday May 23 and Friday May 24. The running time is 2 hours and 50 minutes, including a 20 minute interval.

For more information, or to buy tickets, head here.

Below is a description of the event, taken from the MSO website.

Experience Bond on the big screen accompanied by the power of the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra performing composer David Arnold’s thrilling musical score live and in sync to the picture!

Directed by Martin Campbell, Casino Royale brings us Bond at the start of his career, having just earned 00 status and his licence to kill. It also marked Daniel Craig’s first appearance as the legendary MI6 operative.

Casino Royale also features Mads Mikkelsen as “Le Chiffre,” Eva Green as “Vesper Lynd”, Judi Dench returning as “M” and locations for the film include the Bahamas, Montenegro, and a jaw-dropping finale on the Grand Canal in Venice.