Archive for the ‘Film Music Events’ Category

On Sunday, April 27, the Newport Beach Film Festival Seminar Series will present the composer panel Lights, Camera, Action – Creating Music for the Action Film (and other genres). The participating composers include John Ottman (X2, Superman Returns, The Fantastic Four) who recently completed his score for X-Men: Days of Future Past, Christophe Beck (Frozen, The Hangover) who most recently finished work on […]

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) will continue its support for the Sundance Institute and is collaborating with the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts in Beverly Hills to present two events exploring the role of music in film. On Sunday, March 30, at 2:00pm composer Peter Golub, director of the Sundance Institute Film Music Program, will […]

James Horner will be conducting his music for the Academy Award-winning drama Titanic directed by James Cameron and starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet at a live concert on Monday, April 27, 2015 at Royal Albert Hall in London. The composer who received his first two Oscars for both his score and the end credits […]

It was announced today that Ennio Morricone‘s first-ever live performance in Los Angeles that was set for March 20 has been postponed until June 15, 2014 due to a back injury that is preventing the Academy Award-winning composer from traveling overseas. Morricone’s first concert in New York in 7 years that was set to take […]

Yesterday afternoon, the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) hosted its annual reception honoring the Academy Award-nominated composers and songwriters in the Best Original Score and Best Original Song category in Beverly Hills. SCL president Ashley Irwin introduced the nominees who briefly spoke to the audience. All six nominated composers in the score category were in attendance, including Alexandre Desplat, nominated for the sixth […]

On March 18, legendary Italian composer Ennio Morricone will appear at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art’s Bing Theater for a discussion of his far-ranging career. Academy Award-winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino will be moderating the conversation. Morricone whose credits include such classic as The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Once Upon a Time […]

Last night, the Academy of the Motion Pictures Arts & Sciences (AMPAS) presented its first-ever official Oscar concert at UCLA’s Royce Hall celebrating the nominated scores and songs of the 86th Academy Awards. The event was hosted by rapper Common and produced by Academy governors Charles Fox and Arthur Hamilton. To start off the show, […]

Yesterday afternoon, the work of Alexandre Desplat was celebrated during a conversation and performance of his Oscar-nominated score for Philomena at the Beverly Hills Hotel’s Polo Lounge. During a Q&A moderated by Society of Composers & Lyricists president Ashley Irwin, the composer talked about his fourth collaboration with director Stephen Frears, the challenges of the project and meeting the real […]

Variety is reporting that the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences will present the first-ever live concert to take place on May 21, 2014 at UCLA’s Royce Hall. A 70-piece orchestra and 40-voice choir are expected to perform music by at least nine active TV composers, including Jeff Beal (House of Cards), Bear McCreary (The […]

The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra has announced that Danny Elfman will be attending a series of concerts this March at the KKL Luzern Concert Hall in Lucerne, Switzerland. On March 21, 2014, the concert Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton will make its premiere in Switzerland. The event, which features the composer’s music for the […]