FIMUCITÉ 12 – First guests and piano recital

The Tenerife International Film Music Festival (FIMUCITÉ) to be held in Santa Cruz de Tenerife (Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain) from Friday, September 21st to Saturday, September 29th, 2018, has announced the first 3 guests to this year’s 12th edition; composers Ben Foster, Jean-Michel Bernard and Laura Karpman.

FIMUCITÉ 12 - First guests


The first guest is the British composer and conductor Ben Foster, who will be in charge of the closing concert on Saturday 29th, dedicated to the subgenre of science fiction of U.F.O sightings and alien invasions.


The program will include the soundtracks from films such as ‘Mars Attacks’ (1996, music composed by Danny Elfman), ‘Contact’ (1997, Alan Silvestri), ‘The Abyss’ (1989, Alan Silvestri), ‘Starman” (1989, Jack Nietzche), ‘The Thing (1982, Ennio Morricone) and ‘Thunderbirds Are Go’; a modern remake of the series containing the popular & well-known characters from the original which is now being broadcasted on TV, and which includes scores written by Ben Foster and his brother Nick Foster, for which both received BAFTA Award nominations.


The second guest is composer and pianist Jean-Michel Bernard, who regularly collaborates with the filmmaker Michel Gondry, and who will open FIMUCITÉ 12 on Friday, September 21st with a piano recital accompanied by the Japanese soloist Kimiko Ono at the Teatro Leal in La Laguna.


And finally, after the participation last year of the Irish composer and conductress Eimear Noone, the festival ratifies its commitment to increase the visibility of women who dedicate their professional lives to creating music in the audiovisual sector, with the presence of composer Laura Karpman.


The festival will be sponsored by the Cabildo Insular de Tenerife, Canary Islands Government, Santa Cruz de Tenerife City Council, the companies AUDI, Dorada Especial, and Teleférico del Teide, and the collaboration of Fundación SGAE – the Spanish General Society of Authors and Publishers.


Very soon, new contents of the rest of the concert schedule of the 12th edition of FIMUCITÉ will be announced, as well as the names of the guests and professionals to be honored.


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