Warner Bros. Pictures and Cadenza Artists present the heartwarming documentary March of the Penguins, which will be shown on the big screen at Benaroya Hall with Morgan Freeman’s iconic narration. The entire film will be accompanied by the Seattle Symphony performing composer Alex Wurman’s brilliantly evocative film score under the baton of Jeffrey Schindler, conductor of the original movie soundtrack and one of the most prolific music directors in Hollywood. Winner of the 2005 Oscar for Best Documentary, March of the Penguins explores the vast landscapes and soundscapes of Antarctica through the extraordinary lives of its penguins.
Conductor Jeffrey Schindler enjoys a dynamic international career that takes him from concert podiums around the world to the scoring stages of Hollywood. He has led the sessions for feature film projects such as X-men: Apocalypse, Anchorman, and March of the Penguins.
The Seattle Symphony is one of America’s leading symphony orchestras and is internationally acclaimed for its innovative programming and extensive recording history.
Alex Wurman is a highly versatile composer with a broad musical palette. He has traversed the film-score landscape with his critically-acclaimed score for the March of the Penguins.