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DANNY ELFMAN TO RECEIVE THE MAX STEINER AWARD IN VIENNA


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Four-time Oscar nominee Danny Elfman (“The Nightmare Before Christmas”, “Edward Scissorhands”, “Good Will Hunting”, “Milk”) to receive the distinguished Max Steiner Award in the City of Music, Vienna

Vienna/Los Angeles – March 9th, 2017 – Vienna is without a doubt the music capital of the world. More famous composers have lived here than in any other city – in Vienna, music is literally in the air. It’s no surprise that therefore it’s the Austrian born composer Max Steiner (“Gone with the Wind”, “Casablanca”), who is one of the fathers of film music as we know it today. Continue reading DANNY ELFMAN TO RECEIVE THE MAX STEINER AWARD IN VIENNA

ALEXANDRE DESPLAT RECEIVES THE MAX STEINER FILM MUSIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN VIENNA


The City of Music celebrates the Grammy and Academy Award winning composer during their annual Hollywood in Vienna Gala Event

DESPLAT: THE KING'S SPEECH IN HIS OWN WORDSFor the ninth year now, the prestigious Vienna Concert Hall was transformed into a magical place, merging the musical history of Vienna with modern Hollywood. Continue reading ALEXANDRE DESPLAT RECEIVES THE MAX STEINER FILM MUSIC ACHIEVEMENT AWARD IN VIENNA

VARÈSE SARABANDE TO PAY TRIBUTE TO LEGENDARY COMPOSER JAMES HORNER WITH BLU-RAY RELEASE


The 2013 Hollywood in Vienna Concert Features Breathtaking Concert Performances, 75-Minute Symposium, and Presentation of the Max Steiner Award

(April 29, 2016 – Los Angeles, CA) – Varèse Sarabande, in partnership with Tomek Productions, will release a very special Blu-ray marking the first anniversary of the passing of Academy Award®-winning composer James Horner (TITANIC, APOLLO 13, BRAVEHEART). HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA: THE WORLD OF JAMES HORNER was recorded in Vienna, Austria, as a part of a celebration of his life and music. At the annual film music gala, celebrating the world’s leading film composers and produced by Sandra Tomek, Horner was awarded by the City of Vienna with the “Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award”. Continue reading VARÈSE SARABANDE TO PAY TRIBUTE TO LEGENDARY COMPOSER JAMES HORNER WITH BLU-RAY RELEASE

JAMES NEWTON HOWARD HONORED AT THE HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA CONCERT EVENT


The concert featured several world premiere performances, conducted by Keith Lockhart, while James Newton Howard was celebrated with a long standing ovation by a cheerful Viennese crowd and given the
“Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award”

hv2015Vienna, Oct 19th, 2015 – Director M. Night Shyamalan and composer Hans Zimmer both sent personal greetings to the Vienna Concert Hall that were delivered to an emotional James Newton Howard on stage by Hollywood in Vienna founder, Sandra Tomek. Hans Zimmer graciously expressed his admiration for his colleague and for his music, and Shyamalan exclaimed how Howard brings so much talent to his films. Continue reading JAMES NEWTON HOWARD HONORED AT THE HOLLYWOOD IN VIENNA CONCERT EVENT

Vienna – Film Music Capital of The World


Vienna is about to become an important location for film music. Hollywood in Vienna, The International Film Music Symposium Vienna, The Vienna Symphonic Library and Vienna Recording Stage with support of The Vienna Tourist Board and the Vienna Film Commission are all happy to have contributed to setting new impulses in achieving excellence and progress in Film Music and making the city once again the Music Capital of the World. Continue reading Vienna – Film Music Capital of The World