Archive for the ‘Film Music Events’ Category

Academy Award nominee John Debney wil join California State University, Northridge students and alumni in a special performance at the University featuring the world premiere of the Jungle Book Suite, as well as other selections from his work, including The Passion of the Christ and Iron Man 2. The concert will take place on Thursday, May 12 at 7:30pm at CSUN Valley Performing Arts Center […]

The first round of the program and composers for the 16th World Soundtrack Awards has been announced today. This year’s edition will shine the spotlight on television scores. The Brussels Philharmonic and the Flemish Radio Choir will perform the scores to numerous TV series in the presence of their composers. Among the titles to be […]

It was announced today that Academy Award-winning composer Michael Giacchino (Up, Star Trek, The Incredibles, Jurassic World, Inside Out, Ratatouille) will conduct the Hollywood Studio Symphony Orchestra, comprised of 44 musicians, in an evening of music and story from the ABC hit TV series, Lost. The event will take place on Friday, September 23, 2016 […]

Video Highlights from the 88th Academy Awards

Posted: February 29, 2016 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Events

The 88th Academy Awards ceremony was held last night. Among the music-related highlights was Ennio Morricone receiving his first competitive Oscar for his music for The Hateful Eight and Sam Smith & Jimmy Napes who won the award for the song Writing’s on the Wall from Spectre. Check out the acceptance speeches by the winners, as well as a backstage press room interview with Smith & Napes after […]

Yesterday afternoon, the Society of Composers & Lyricists (SCL) hosted its annual reception honoring the Oscar-nominated composers and songwriters in the Best Original Score and Best Original Song category, which was held for the second time in a row at Cafe La Boheme in West Hollywood. SCL president Ashley Irwin introduced the nominees who briefly […]

Ennio Morricone Honored at Walk of Fame Ceremony

Posted: February 26, 2016 by filmmusicreporter in Film Music Events
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Earlier today, Ennio Morricone received his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The 87-year old composer was joined by director Quentin Tarantino, producer Harvey Weinstein and Los Angeles Italia Film Fashion and Art Fest founder Pascal Vicedomini. Check out a video of the full ceremony, which features speeches by Tarantino and Weinstein before the composer […]

The Royal Albert Hall has announced the world premiere performance of James Horner‘s original music for the 1986 sci-fi thriller Aliens performed live-to-picture. The concert will be performed live by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra and conducted by Ludwig Wicki. Horner received one of his first two Academy Award nominations for his work on the film directed by James Cameron and […]

Ennio Morricone will be honored at the Walk of Fame star ceremony on February 26, 2016 in Hollywood. It was announced back in 2014 that the legendary composer will receive a star on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame and given his presence in Los Angeles for the Academy Awards on February 28, Morricone has confirmed to attend the event. […]

Hollywood Chamber Orchestra music directors Noah Gladstone and Mark Robertson today announced that Emmy Award-winning composer Jeff Beal (House of Cards, Monk, Carnivale, Appaloosa, Pollock) will conduct the world premiere of his score to the 2013 documentary Blackfish, live-to-picture, on Friday, July 1, 2016, at the Montalbán Theater in Hollywood. The movie, which centers on […]

The Hollywood Bowl has announced this summer’s season schedule, which includes a number of film music concerts. On July 7 & 8, the Bowl will host its premiere performance of the live to projection concert for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek. The Los Angeles Philharmonic will be performing the entire score from J.J. Abrams’ 2009 film composed by Michael […]