The Chariots Of Fire theme performed by Vangelis as an encore of the Mythodea Concert at the Temple of Olympian Zeus in Athens on June 28, 2001.
The soundtrack of “Chariots of Fire” won the Oscar for Best Original Music Score back in 1981. It spent 5 months in the US Billboard and it was the biggest-selling single of the year in Japan. It was also used by the BBC as the opening theme for the coverage of the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games.
Mythodea: Music for the NASA Mission: 2001 Mars Odyssey is a choral symphony composed by Vangelis. It was made the official theme music of the 2001 NASA mission to Mars, involving an unmanned spacecraft orbiting the planet.
Music Composed, Arranged and Produced by Vangelis.
Electronic Keyboards by Vangelis.
The London Metropolitan Orchestra
Blake Neely, Conductor.