The SONCINEMAD Organizer Committee has just announced some very important news about the Harry Gregson Williams' Symphonic Concert for Orchestra and Choir, taking place in Madrid, Spain on the 30th June.
The 160 piece Chamartin Symphonic Orchestra and the Tal¡a Choir will be conducted by Harry Gregson Williams and Silvia Sanz Torres (Official Director of the Orchestra).
The total timing for the concert will be 120 minutes with a single intermission. The suites that will be presented have been specially orchestrated and specifically adapted for this very concert.
The final program of the performance has the following structure:
1. CHICKEN RUN 2. ANTZ 3. SPY GAME 4. THE TIGGER MOVIE 5. KINGDOM OF HEAVEN INTERMEDIO 6. SINBAD: THE LEGEND OF THE SEVEN SEAS 7. THE MAGIC OF MARCIANO 8. SHREK & SHREK 2 9. THE CHRONICLES OF NARNIA: THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBEFINAL 10. BRIDGET JONES 2: THE EDGE OF REASON 11. BISES 12. BISES
Sony will release the soundtrack of Over the Hedge on May 16th.
2006, March 27
2006, March 27
Lisbeth Scott & Martin Tillman will attend at SONCINEMAD
Soncinemad is very pleased to announce the presence of two highly talented and well-known international artists, as solo performers in the Harry Gregson Williams symphonic concert in Madrid, 30th of June, 2006.
Lisbeth Scott, the renowned singer, vocalist and songwriter has been working with film music?s top names such as John Williams, Hans Zimmer, James Newton Howard, John Debney, Harry Gregson-Williams, John Powell, and Mark Mothersbagh among other with her unique voice and personal musical style being heard in numerous films and television shows, like "Munich", "The Passion of the Christ", "Batman Begins", "The Last Samurai", "The Chronicles of Narnia", "Simbad", "Kingdom of Heaven", "Shrek" and "Shrek 2", "Sinbad", "Bruce Almighty", "Agent Cody Banks", "Spy Game", "Atlantis", "Dinosaur", "The Scorpion King", "A Perfect Murder", "The Sixth Sense", "Sleepy Hollow", among other. Also featured in Tv-shows like "ER", "CSI", "Alias", "Touched By an Angel", "Party of Five", "Survivor" and "Felicity". Her most recent film music credits include "Ithuteng" and "Canvas" together with composer John Debney.
Martin Tillmann will be also taking part as a soloist playing the electric cello. The film music credits from this renowned cellist include (among others) "The Fan", "Hannibal", "Gladiator", "Pearl Harbor", "Black Hawk Down", "The Ring", "The Last Samurai", "Batman Begins" and "The Da Vinci Code". For the later, he also shared co-composing credits with Hans Zimmer and Henning Lohner. Other film music credits include "King Arthur", "Cold Mountain", "Passion of the Christ", "Something?s gotta give", "Pirates of the Caribbean", "Bad Boys II", "Armageddon", "Face/Off", "Kiss the girls", "Replacement Killers" and "Bait".
A new chapter for this story is currently in pre-production. Directed by Thilo Rothkirch & Piet De Rycker, this 45 minutes animated movie will be scored by Henning LOHNER. Release date : December 2006.
2006, March 24
FIRED IN THE NIGHT ! ;-)
A little joke to try to explain the Hans ZIMMER's withdrawal of THE SIMPSONS MOVIE in the GSA list. Announced though yesterday by Zimmer's Agency, the news did spark off many discussions. To be continued...
2006, March 23
Hans ZIMMER and Dave STEWART are both going to work on the music for 20th Century Fox upcoming animated feature film version of The Simpsons. Work on the animated film is expected to begin later this summer, and according to the IMDB, The Simpsons Movie currently has a 2008 release date. (Thanks to S. Alves for those precisions).
Harry GREGSON-WILLIAMS will score for the SHREK 3. (Release date May, the 18th 2007) This same Harry will compose for the new collaboration between director Joel Schumacher and Jim Carrey, ten years after Batman forever. Their new film, named THE NUMBER 23 relates the story of a man who becomes obsessed with a book that appears to be based on his life but ends with a murder that has yet to happen in real life.
2006, March 22
THE DA VINCI CODE New Trailer featuring original score from the movie by Hans ZIMMER
also featuring "Requiem For A Tower" by Simone Benyacar, Dan Nielsen & Veigar Mairgersson based on Requiem For A Dream by Clint Mansell
Klaus Badelt has teamed up with legendary Hollywood Director Richard Donner (whose credits include The Omen and the Superman and Lethal Weapon movies as well as vintage TV series such as The Six Million Dollar Man and Kojak) for the new Bruce Willis Movie 16 Blocks.
Klaus used a 40 piece string section over 3 sessions, supplemented by 4 horns, 3 trombones and tuba for 1 further session. Andy Brown was the Musical Director, Steve McLaughlin the engineer and Klaus Badelt and Chris Brooks (music editor) monitered the sessions from a studio link to Los Angeles.
Rupert Gregson-Williams will score It's A Boy Girl Thing directed by Nick HURRAN. The project revolves around two teenage next-door neighbors (Samaire Armstrong & Kevin Zegers) who are sworn enemies. Waking up one day to find themselves in each other's bodies, each sets out to destroy the other's high school reputation before going from infuriation to infatuation.
2006, March 13
ULTRAVIOLET MP3 Extract
As it seems to be no plan for a cd release, we decided to present the opening title online in a very bad quality (to prevent illegal copy) (MP3-mono-96Kbs) in order to share with you one of the most exciting Klaus Badelt's piece of music ever composed...
2006, March 12
A KLAUS BADELT VIDEO INTERVIEW By M-AUDIO.com
2006, March 12
Ramin Djawadi will score the Sony animation movie OPEN SEASON.
John POWELL has been hired to score for the next Paul GREENGRASS' movie(The Bourne Supremacy), FLIGHT 93 on one of the planes that was hijacked on 9/11 and crashed in Pennsylvania. The film will be released on April, the 28th. Read more infos...
2006, March 12
BLOOD + CD Release
Produced by Hans ZIMMER & composed by Marc MANCINA, the score will be released on April, the 26th. 2006
2006, March 02
Hans Zimmer and Mark Mancina to Write August Rush Theme
The music-driven drama August Rush, starring Freddie Highmore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory), Keri Russell (The Upside of Anger, Golden Globe winner for Felicity), Jonathan Rhys-Meyers (Match Point, Golden Globe winner for Elvis), with Terrence Howard (Crash, Oscar nominee for Hustle & Flow) and Academy Award winner Robin Williams (Good Will Hunting), has commenced production in New York for Warner Bros. Pictures. The announcement was made today by Jeff Robinov, President of Production, Warner Bros. Pictures.
The film's main theme will be created by award-winning composers Hans Zimmer (Oscar winner for The Lion King) and Mark Mancina (The Lion King, Brother Bear), and the score will be composed by Mancina. Legendary music producer Phil Ramone will produce three of the nearly three dozen music tracks in the film.