Conducting the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at Abbey Road's Studio 2 for Jonny Greenwood's new score for Paul Thomas Anderson's new fiim, based on the Thomas Pynchon novel Inherent Vice starring Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Josh Brolin and Joanna Newsome.
Ringing in the New Year with the Manchester Camerata and Hannah Waddingham and Graham Bickley, Ziegler conducts a show that features Gershwin, Cole Porter through contemporary Sunset Boulevard and Les Miserables. All this and champagne, too.
RZ is Editorial Consultant for Dorling Kindersley's Music - the definitive visual history. A groundbreaking publication, Music is the only book on the market to visually chart and timeline the entire history of music from a global perspective.
Ziegler conducts the final programme in the BBC's Sound of Cinema series in scores chosen by presenters across six BBC radio networks. The "winner"was chosen by listeners and comes from a concert of Bombay, Django Unchained through Mary Poppins and Star Wars.
Ziegler presents an edition of Saturday Classics for BBC Radio 3 called: "Conducting for Hollywood" with music from Korngold, Rozsa, Herrmann, Howard Shore, Jonny Greenwood showing the versatility and imagination of the creators of the great film scores.
One of the main events of the BBC's Century of Cinema, Ziegler makes his debut with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales in a programme of outstanding film scores of the 20th Century. More Here
Ziegler conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra with Bryn Terfel, John Owen Jones and Maria Friedman in a programme of the great Musicals.
Grand finale to our CBSO tour on their home turf at Symphony Hall, Birmingham with Jeremy Irons. A class act to bring down the curtain.
Manchester Back Stage with David Arnold, Paddy Considine, Leisure Society, Mark Kermode and me after a epic night.
Onstage at the Barbican, London with Simon Mayo and Jason Isaacs flanked by Mark Kermode and RZ with the wonderful CBSO for the 2nd of our Film Music Live Tour.
Backstage at the first concert with CBSO in Cheltenham 3 July 2013 with Jim Broadbent and Mark Kermode. Check out Mark's blog from Cheltenham HERE.
Ziegler tours in July 2013 with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and presenter Mark Kermode throughout the UK. Social media fallout HERE
Records the Mark Isham's award winning score for "42" - the story of American baseball legend Jackie Robinson. Behind the scenes YouTube clip HERE.
Recorded John Debney's score for the bio pic JOBS starring Ashton Kutcher at Angel Studios in London. Behind the scenes video HERE
Conducts John Williams' 80th birthday celebrations with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall.
See the video here.
Increasingly in demand as conductor for original film score soundtracks, Ziegler works with Howard Shore, John Debney, Mark Isham, Rachel Portman and others in London.
Conducts the RTE Concert Orchestra in premiere of the Credo by Kjartan Sveinsson (Sigur Ros), Steve Reich's Eight Lines, and Popcorn Superhet Receiver by Radiohead's Jonny Greenwood.
In his debut with the BBC Philharmonic Ziegler conducts the first simultaneous broadcast of BBC Radios Five Live and Radio 2 with an added digital television broadcast for the Kermode/Mayo Film programme.
Conducts the world premiere of Stewart Copeland's The Tell Tale Heart at the Linbury Studio, Royal Opera House, Covent Garden. Watch it on YouTube:
The premiere of "Hollywood to Bollywood" at a sold out St. Luke's Church - a concert conceived by Robert and tabla virtuoso/producer Kuljit Bhamra that merges the Indian and European classical traditions with the glamour of Hollywood and Bollywood film music.
Robert continues his series for BBC Radio 4 with a programme on Ken Russell's films - Ken Russell's Lollipops.It includes interviews with Pete Townshend, Twiggy and Roger Daltrey.
Robert conducts the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in two concerts - Dvorak Symphony no. 8 and the Beethoven Violin Concerto with Chloe Hanslip. Also a gala at the Royal Albert Hall - David Arnold's Concert for Care which features film composers from the US and UK.