Hollywood Records has released the single “Violin Concerto in G Major, Op. 8, No. 2: I. Allegro” from Searchlight Pictures’ “Chevalier” – composed by Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges; arranged by Kris Bowers; performed by Randall Goosby (violin), Kris Bowers, and the London Contemporary Orchestra.
The single is available now to stream here. The full soundtrack will be available on April 21, 2023, the same day the film will release in theaters.
You can also watch the music video below:
Inspired by the incredible true story of composer Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges. The illegitimate son of an African slave and a French plantation owner, Bologne (Kelvin Harrison Jr. in a tour de force performance) rises to improbable heights in French society as a celebrated violinist-composer and fencer, complete with an ill-fated love affair and a falling out with Marie Antoinette (Lucy Boynton) and her court.
Cast for the film includes Minnie Driver, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Samara Weaving, Alex Fitzalan, and Lucy Boynton.
Stephen Williams (Watchmen) is directing from an original script by Stefani Robinson (Atlanta). Producers are Ed Guiney and Andrew Lowe at Element Pictures; Stefani Robinson; and Dianne McGunigle. At Searchlight, overseeing are Director of Production Zahra Phillips and Creative Executive Cornelia Burleigh.
You can watch a trailer for the film below: