Entries by STF

BMI – Sundance 2020 Events

The dates for the prestigious 2020 Sundance Film Festival have arrived, which started yesterday, Friday, January 24th in Park City (Utah, USA) and will continue until next Sunday, February 2nd.   Organized by the Sundance Institute, this festival is a compulsory worldwide reference for the exchange of ideas, information, and contacts, for all types of […]

Nordic Film Music Days & HARPA Award 2020

On Sunday 23rd & Monday 24th of February, the Nordic Film Music Days 2020 event will take place in Berlin (Germany), coinciding with the 70th edition of the Berlin International Film Festival – Berlinale (20 Feb-1 Mar 2020), gathering composers from northern European countries such as Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, during which the […]

Concert ‘An Evening with Honeck & Mutter & Williams’ in Pittsburgh

Conductor Manfred Honeck welcomes legendary composer and conductor John Williams and Anne-Sophie Mutter, to join the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra at its one-night-only Special Concert entitled ‘An Evening with Honeck & Mutter & Williams’, to be held on Saturday, June 13, 2020.   The first part of the concert will feature violin virtuoso Anne-Sophie Mutter, performing […]

Eimear Noone will conduct the orchestra at the Oscars 2020

Irish composer & conductor Eimear Noone will be leading the orchestra at the Oscars ceremony next Sunday, 9th of February, to perform excerpts of the five nominated scores, making her the first female to conduct music at the Oscars ceremony. Ricky Minor, music director of the ceremony, is expected to conduct the orchestra during the […]

John Williams – Vienna 2020 – Concert Summary

On Saturday, January 18 and Sunday, January 19, 2020, two very special concerts were held at the Musikverein in Vienna (Austria), entitled ‘A tribute to John Williams’, where John Williams conducted the Wiener Philharmoniker / Vienna Philharmonic, with the participation of Anne-Sophie Mutter, to perform a program completely dedicated to the work of Williams, with […]

SoundTrack_Cologne 17 – Don Davis – Lifetime Achievement Award

The 17th edition of SoundTrack_Cologne to be celebrated from Wednesday 22nd to Saturday 25th of April 2020 in Cologne (Germany), has announced that composer Don Davis will be the recipient of this year’s Lifetime Achievement Award.   Don Davis will receive the award for his exceptional achievements in film composing on Saturday, April 25th at […]

Announced the edition of the concert conducted by John Williams in Vienna by Deutsche Grammophon

The Wiener Philharmoniker (Vienna Philharmonic) has just officially announced that the historic concert conducted by John Williams on January 18 and 19, 2020 at the Musikverein in Vienna (Austria), along with violin soloist Anne-Sophie Mutter, will be released on CD and DVD by Deutsche Grammophon (and probably also on Blu-Ray and digital media).   Official […]

Feroz Awards 2020 – Winners

Yesterday, January 16, the ceremony of the 7th edition of the Feroz Awards was celebrated. The Feroz Awards are Spanish film & TV awards, granted by the Association of Cinematographic Reporters of Spain on an annual basis, to recognize the merit and quality of the Spanish productions.   Divided into a total of 17 categories, at the […]

Jean-Michel Blais – Interview

Jean-Michel Blais was on a European tour 8 November through 10 December 2019 (read more), and Stella Lungu had a chance to speak with him for SoundTrackFest, after his concert in Kings Place in London. She chatted with him about his musical journey thus far, his landmark album ‘Dans ma main’, and his first-ever feature […]

John Williams in Cleveland in April 2020 + Post-concert reception

UPDATE (15/1/20): Tickets sold out just a few hours after sales started. John Williams will conduct the Cleveland Orchestra on Sunday, April 26, 2020 (@ 15:00h) at the Severance Hall in Cleveland (Ohio, USA), in a concert that will feature music from many of his most celebrated works (program details will be announced later).   […]

Oscars 92nd edition – Nominees

Today the nominees for the 92nd edition of the Oscars have been announced. Here you have the entries of the musical categories, each with 5 names in total:     All the nominees can be found at the following link: https://www.oscars.org/oscars/ceremonies/2020   The 92nd Oscars will be celebrated on Sunday, February 9, 2020, at the […]

Film Music Prague Festival 2020 – Change of date

The 9th edition of Film Music Prague Festival, which was scheduled to be celebrated next month of February 2020 (read more), has been forced to change its date.   As the official announcement of the organization states: “Dear friends and fans, we are very sorry to inform you that due to serious reasons, we have […]