Danny Elfman News

Composer Mychael Danna to Receive BMI's 2014 'Richard Kirk Award'
by TV News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

BMI will present the Richard Kirk Award for outstanding career achievement to prolific composer Mychael Danna at the organization's 2014 Film & Television Awards. (more...)

Matthew Bourne's EDWARD SCISSORHAND Will Return to Theatre Royal Glasgow, 19-22 Nov.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

New Adventures, Martin McCallum and Marc Platt have announced that EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, devised, directed and choreographed by Matthew Bourne, will return to the Theatre Royal Glasgow on Wednesday 19 until Saturday 22 November 2014 (more...)

The Columbus Symphony Orchestra Announces Masterworks and Pops Season Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

The Columbus Symphony today announced its 2014-15 Masterworks and Pops seasons. Masterworks will continue to present eight concerts at the Ohio Theatre and four concerts at the Southern Theatre. All Pops concerts will remain at the Ohio Theatre. (more...)

Broadway Musicians to Bring DATE NIGHT Concert to Symphony Space, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present an unusual concert entitled 'Date Night,' featuring group members and their spouses performing together. The event will take place Monday, March 24, 2014, at 7:30 p.m., at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street. (more...)

FROZEN Wins Best Animated Feature, Music, Voice Acting at the 2014 Annie Awards; Full List!
by Movies News Desk - Feb 02, 2014

The International Animated Film Society, ASIFA-Hollywood, hosted its 41st Annual Annie Awards, recognizing the year's best in the field of animation, last night, February 1, 2014. The Annie Awards cover 30 categories and include Best Animated Feature, Best Animated Special Production, Commercials, Short and Outstanding Individual Achievements. (more...)

Houston Symphony Announces 101st Season of Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

'This broadcast and webcast event was the perfect way to spread the word about Andres' Inaugural Season to an even broader audience and build upon the momentum generated from our Centennial Season,' said Houston Symphony Executive Director and CEO Mark C. Hanson. 'It symbolizes our commitment to innovation, community partnerships, and becoming more relevant to even more Houstonians. We're grateful to Houston Public Media for collaborating on this important and exciting announcement.' (more...)

Oregon Bach Festival's Matthew Halls to Conduct LA Chamber Orchestra, 1/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra (LACO), continuing a long-established relationship with the Oregon Bach Festival, welcomes the Festival's new Artistic Director Matthew Halls as guest conductor in his California debut, leading a program that spans the centuries and spotlights LACO Concertmaster Margaret Batjer, Principal Cello Andrew Shulman, Principal Oboe Allan Vogel and Principal Bassoon Kenneth Munday, on Saturday, January 25, 8 pm, at the Alex Theatre in Glendale, and Sunday, January 26, 2014, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. Halls, "a fresh and forceful talent" whose "music-making is strongly and clearly sculpted" (The Times, London), leads Mozart's Ballet Music from Idomeneo, K. 367, Haydn's Sinfonia concertante in B-flat major, and Beethoven's playful Symphony No. 1 in C major, which was instantly hailed as a masterpiece. Providing a dramatic counterpoint to the program is Aaron Jay Kernis' solemn Musica Celestis, a string-orchestra transcription of one of his string quartets that has been likened to Barber's famous Adagio. (more...)

BMI and Sundance Film Festival Set to Launch COMPOSER/DIRECTOR ROUNDTABLE on 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013

Broadcast Music, Inc.® (BMI®) and the Sundance Film Festival will present the 16th annual Composer/Director Roundtable and 12th annual Snowball during the 2014 Sundance Film Festival, on January 22, in Park City, Utah. (more...)

114 Original Scores in this Year's Oscar Race
by Movies News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

One hundred fourteen scores from eligible feature-length motion pictures released in 2013 are in contention for nominations in the Original Score category for the 86th Oscars®, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today. (more...)

Cal que nevi? Un musical muy navideño en Barcelona
by Javier A. Gabrielssön - Dec 10, 2013

Seis intérpretes y un pianista ocuparán el escenario del Cafè-Teatre Llantiol del Raval de Barcelona, con el espectáculo navideño Cal que nevi? Una obra que cuenta historias de gente que ama y que odia la Navidad, de las familias que las disfrutan y las que no, de los que las disfrutan con ilusión y los que las consideran unas fechas cualquiera. Todo ello a través de villancicos de todas las procedencias, americanos, británicos, franceses, castellanos y catalanes. Una celebración de la Navidad a través de una de sus facetas más características, su música. Desde Jingle Bells hasta Los peces en el río, pasando por El noi de la mare. (more...)

Madison Gate Records to Release AMERICAN HUSTLE Soundtrack on 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

In advance of the release of American Hustle, the highly-anticipated new film from director David O. Russell, Madison Gate Records, the in-house record label of Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, will release American Hustle - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, a collection of music from the film, as a worldwide digital album on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The physical album will be released on Tuesday, December 24, 2013. (more...)

Disney's FROZEN Tops 41st Annual Annie Award Nominations
by Movies News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Nominations for the 41st Annie Awards have been announced. Topping the list with 10 nominations each are Disney's Frozen and Monster's University. (more...)

American Youth Symphony Presents ELFMAN PROJECT II Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2013

The acclaimed American Youth Symphony (AYS), one of the nation's leading professional training orchestras for musicians ages 15 to 27, continues its 49th season with 'Elfman Project II,' a free concert that is part of a multi-year exploration of the music of four-time Academy Award-nominated composer Danny Elfman, tonight, November 24, 2013, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

Photo Flash: Diana Vishneva's ON THE EDGE Makes World Premiere at Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2013

Segerstrom Center's 2013 - 2014 International Dance Season opened with the world premiere of Diana Vishneva: On the Edge, which introduced two new works commissioned by the Center and Ardani Artists for the internationally renowned and award-winning star of the Mariinsky Ballet and American Ballet Theatre. On the Edge is in two acts, and begins with Jean-Christophe Maillot's intriguing piece titled Switch, followed by Carolyn Carlson's profound solo work, Woman in a Room. After this world premiere engagement in Segerstrom Hall, On the Edge will make its European premiere in December at both the National Centre for Contemporary Choreography in Roubaix, France and in Monte-Carlo's Salle Garnier as part of the Les Ballet des Monte-Carlo dance season. There will also be performances in 2014 at the Bolshoi Theater in Moscow in March and at Mariinsky Theater in St. Petersburg in April. Scroll down for photos from the performances! (more...)

American Youth Symphony to Present ELFMAN PROJECT II Concert, 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Nov 01, 2013

The acclaimed American Youth Symphony (AYS), one of the nation's leading professional training orchestras for musicians ages 15 to 27, continues its 49th season with "Elfman Project II," a free concert that is part of a multi-year exploration of the music of four-time Academy Award-nominated composer Danny Elfman, on Sunday, November 24, 2013, 7 pm, at UCLA's Royce Hall. (more...)

Hollywood Studio Symphony & Page LA Choir Present DANNY ELFMAN'S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

Celebrate Halloween 2013 with Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton, a unique concert with the Hollywood Studio Symphony and the Page LA Choir conducted by John Mauceri, for one night only at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE tonight, October 31 at 8:15 pm. (more...)

Hollywood Studio Symphony & Page LA Choir Play Second DANNY ELFMAN'S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

A second show, tonight, October 29 at 8:15 pm, has been added of Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton, a unique concert with the Hollywood Studio Symphony and the Page LA Choir conducted by John Mauceri, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. The first show on Halloween, October 31 was sold out, 12 minutes after it went on sale. (more...)

Second Show Added for Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton on Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

A second show, today, October 29 at 8:15 pm, has been added of Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton, a unique concert with the Hollywood Studio Symphony and the Page LA Choir conducted by John Mauceri, at the Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE. The first show on Halloween, October 31 was sold out, 12 minutes after it went on sale. (more...)

Utah Symphony to Present SUPERHERO HALLOWEEN, 10/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

Join the Utah Symphony and Associate Conductor Vladamir Kulenovic for Utah's favorite Halloween tradition, with theme music from your favorite superhero classics, including Batman, X-Men, Superman and Spiderman. Compete for great prize giveaways - including passes to Utah's best loved museums, attractions and 2014 Comic Con - in one of the state's largest costume contests. (more...)

El Capitan Theatre Gives Viewers THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS in '4-D', Now thru 11/3
by Movies News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Even if you've seen Tim Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas' a dozen times, can recite all the lines....you've never seen it like this before. With newly enhanced spine-tingling 4-D sensory effects, Disney Digital 3-D and a sensational 'making of' exhibition, this marvelous macabre classic is coming alive to haunt your holidays. And the only place you can experience this 20th Anniversary Scare-ebration of Tim Burton's 'The Nightmare Before Christmas': at the legendary El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood. (more...)

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