‘Maestro’ to Feature Music by Craig Leon

Posted: February 8, 2014 by filmmusicreporter in Film Scoring Assignments
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craig-leonBow Street Films has announced that Craig Leon will be writing the music for the upcoming drama Maestro. The film based on a novel by Peter Goldsworthy is directed by Catherine Jarvis and is set to star Frank Dillane (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood PrinceIn the Heart of the Sea). He will be playing a pianist who moves to an exotic outpost of 1960′s Northern Australia and is forced to learn from a Viennese refugee with a shadowed past,  known to the locals as Maestro. Daniel Harvey is producing the project with Joe Jenckes (Margin Call, Kill Your Darlings) and David Dickson. The music will also feature recordings performed by famed pianist Lang Lang and a soundtrack album will be released by Deutsche Grammophon/Universal. Leon is best known as a record producer who worked with such artists as The Ramones and Blondie. For the past 15 years, he has focussed on classical composition, orchestration and arrangement and has collaborated with musicians including Luciano Pavarotti, Sir James Galway and Joshua Bell. Maestro is set to shoot this spring in Northern Australia and Vienna, Austria. (ComingSoon.Net)