Hollywood in Vienna 2022 – Artists and programme

Hollywood in Vienna, which this year honors the multi-award-winning composer Alan Menken, kicks off its programme of activities this week, beginning on Wednesday 21 and Thursday 22 with the educational activities of FIMU – International Film Music Symposium (read more), followed by the concert on Friday 23 and the Max Steiner Award gala on Saturday 24 (read more).

Hollywood in Vienna 2022 - Artists and programme


Alan Menken will be present in Vienna for the educational activities and to receive the prestigious awarded given by the City of Vienna during the gala, but he will not be alone, as he has surrounded himself with an impressive cast of artists, as you can see below:

  • ORF RSO Wien – Orchestra – The ORF (Austrian Radio and Television) Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra is a top orchestra of international renown; the orchestra defines itself in the Vienna orchestral tradition.
  • Michael Kosarin – Conductor – Emmy laureate, and Alan Menken’s music director for no less than 25 years.
  • Christine Allado – Singer – Award-winning Royal Academy of Music graduate is the lead voice of West End hit “The Prince of Egypt”.
  • Celinde Schoenmaker – Singer – Dutch artist, among the most successful musical performers.
  • Adam Jacobs – Singer – The “Broadway Aladdin” and crowd favorite is among the world’s most successful musical stars.
  • Trevor Dion Nicholas – Presenter – This versatile performer rose to global fame as the original “Genie” in the London production of Aladdin.
  • Patricia Meeden – Presenter – Multi-talented artist from Berlin who feels equally at home on stage and on screen.
  • Aisata Blackman – Singer
  • Kristina Love – Singer
  • Maximilian Vogel – Yodler – The Trier native is frequently enticed by Austrian stages.
  • Randy Kerber – Pianist – The musical all-rounder has collaborated with the greats of the international music business.
  • Susan Egan – Singer – The Broadway Belle gained worldwide fame as the original voice of Disney’s “Hercules”.
  • Bongiwe Malunga – Singer – The South African musical actress and singer has remained faithful to »The Lion King« for years.
  • Cantus Novus Wien – Choir – Following a successful collaboration in 2019, the chamber choir returns to “Hollywood in Vienna” once more.
  • Drew Sarich – Singer – Renowned US musical performer who has enjoyed exceptional success in his adopted hometown of Vienna.
  • Eleanor Grant – Singer – The young British star once again brings musical versatility to Hollywood in Vienna.
  • Monika Ballwein, Stella Jones, Kudra Owens – Vocal Ensemble Female.
  • Chris Green, Benedikt König, Malcolm Henry – Vocal Ensemble Male.


The official programme of the concert has not been made public yet, but considering these artists, it is more than likely that titles such as “Beauty and the Beast”, “The Little Mermaid”, “Aladdin”, “The Hunchback of Notre Dame”, or “Pocahontas” will be included. From SoundTrackFest we strongly hope that the programme will include Menken’s masterpieces such as “Little Shop of Horrors” or “Newsies”. We will keep an eye out for more information as it becomes available.


There are still some last-minute tickets left, which can be obtained at the following links:


Concert – 23/9 – (available with prices 117-145 €):



Gala – 24/9 – (available with prices 135-215 €):



You can read more about Hollywood in Vienna:



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