Frankenweenie director Tim Burton is teaming up with his go-to scorer Danny Elfman for a live concert celebrating their big-screen musical collaborations.
The show, at London's Royal Albert Hall on Oct. 7, will mark the first time many of Elfman's iconic scores for Burton's films -- including Batman, Edward Scissorhands and Alice in Wonderland -- will receive a public performance, courtesy of the BBC Concert Orchestra.
It will also be the first time in nearly 18 years that the former Oingo Boingo member will sing live, with Elfman recreating various songs from The Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack.
"The idea of performing some of Jack Skellington's songs from The Nightmare Before Christmas live for the very first time is immensely exciting," Elfman tells The Telegraph.
The performance will be enhanced by original artwork from the films creating a visual backdrop, amounting to an evening that will be "something really special," Burton says.
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