MOSMA 2018 – Festival program (Concerts)

UPDATE: 6/19/2018 – Updated guest information, added a new concert and updated concerts details.


The festival Movie Score Málaga (MOSMA), which celebrates its 3rd edition from Tuesday, July 3rd till Saturday, July 7th 2018, has just announced the final concert program, with a new free concert on Friday 6th and also has announced the list of confirmed guests: John Powell, Christophe Beck, Taro Iwashiro, Jeff Russo, Jeff Beal, Victor Reyes and Marco Frisina.


This is the list of planned concerts:

MOSMA SYMPHONIC PRELUDE – Tuesday 3/7/2018 – 20:30h – 21:45h

  • Venue: Teatro Cervantes
  • Orchestra: Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga
  • Conductor: Marco Frisina
  • Choirs: Coro del Cabildo de Córdoba (choir master Clemente Mata) & Escolanía Pueri Cantores Sanctissumum Corpus Christi de Málaga (choir master Antonio del Pino Romero)
  • Information: Concert centered on the music of Marco Frisina.
  • Tickets: 18€


MOSMA HONORED – JOHN POWELL – Wednesday 4/7/2018 – 20:30h – 21:45h

  • Venue: Teatro Cervantes
  • Orchestra: Orquesta Sinfónica Provincial de Málaga
  • Conductor: Arturo Díez Boscovich, Pablo Urbina
  • Choir: Coro Ziryab
  • Information: Concert tribute to the heroes of history, with a program selected by the composer for MOSMA that includes his ‘Prussian Requiem’ in homage to the heroes of the First World War.
  • Tickets: 18€
  • Program: Symphony number 3 – Ralph Vaughan Williams and Prussian Requiem by John Powell.


MOSMA HONORED – THE BEST OF TARO IWASHIRO – Thursday 5/7/2018 – 19:30h – 20:45h

  • Venue: Teatro Echegaray
  • Orchestra: Orquesta Cabildo Catedral de Córdoba
  • Conductors: Taro Iwashiro, Clemente Mata
  • Choir: Coro Ziryab
  • Information: Concert centered on the music of Japanese composer Taro Iwashiro, a regular collaborator of director John Woo.
  • Tickets: 12€


MOSMA SCREEN TV – TV MUSIC WITH JEFF RUSSO &  JEFF BEAL – Thursday 5/7/2018 – 22:00h – 23:30h

  • Venue: Recinto Eduardo Ocón Sala Unicaja de Conciertos María Cristina
  • Conductors: Jeff Russo, Jeff Beal
  • Information: Free entrance concert where the composer and trumpeter Jeff Beal and the composer, drummer and guitarist Jeff Russo, will offer a summary of their works for TV.
  • Tickets: Free entrance with an invitation to be collected at the Teatro Cervantes from Tuesday 3rd of July
  • Program: ‘House of Cards’, ‘Fargo’, ‘Legion’, ‘Jesse Stone’ or ‘Monk’ among many others.


MOSMA SCREEN TV – Friday 6/7/2018 – 20:30h – 22:30h

  • Venue: Teatro Cervantes
  • Orchestra: Orquesta Sinfónica Provincial de Málaga
  • Conductors: Jeff Russo, Jeff Beal, Christophe Beck, Oscar Senén
  • Guest stars: Christophe Beck, Jeff Russo, Jeff Beal
  • Sopranos: Joan Beal, Concepción Martos
  • Information: Concert focused on TV music with series as legendary as Star Trek, Hill Street Blues, The A-Team, McGyver, X-Files, Falcon Crest, Dynasty, North and South, The Simpsons, Desperate Women, Ulises 31, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Thundercats, Inspector Gadget, Dungeons and Dragons, He-Man, Dragonball, Saint Seiya, MazingerZ, House of Cards, Buffy,  Roma, Fargo, Star Trek: Discovery, House of Cards, and some movie scores by Jeff Beal such as Appaloosa, Pollock or Boston.
  • Tickets: 18€


MOSMA DISTANT WORLDS – Friday 6/7/2018 – 23:00h – 00:00h

  • Venue: Teatro Echegaray
  • Performers: Oblique & Carlos Bayona “A Song For…live!”
  • Information: “Think of many mythical childhood films such as ‘The Goonies’, ‘The Woman in Red’, ‘The Lost Boys’, ‘Terminator’ or ‘D.A.R.Y.L.’. Songs created as alternative stories of these unforgettable movies, passed through the filter of the 80s. Electronic music with strong retro-eighties influences. A trip to San Junipero in 8 bits by the great Oblique and Carlos Bayona”
  • Tickets: Free entrance with invitation to be collected at the Teatro Cervantes


MOSMA MAESTROS – CLOSING CONCERT – Saturday 7/7/2018 – 20:30h – 23:00h

  • Venue: Teatro Cervantes
  • Orchestra: Orquesta Filarmónica de Málaga
  • Conductors: Arturo Díez Boscovich, Christophe Beck, Taro Iwashiro
  • Choir: Coro Ziryab
  • Guest stars: John Powell, Christophe Beck, Taro Iwashiro, Víctor Reyes
  • Program: Frozen, Ant-Man, Han Solo, How to Train Your Dragon, X-Men 3, Ferdinand, Red Cliff, Memories of Murder and many more.
  • Tickets: 18€


Tickets for the concerts are already available at the Teatro Cervantes and Internet (Uniticketlink) with a price of 18 € for the concerts of the Teatro Cervantes and 12 € for the concert at the Teatro Echegaray, and discounts of 15-25% for joint ticket purchases.


As a prelude to the festival, on July 2nd and 3rd, there will be a series of activities of musical and educational nature which will include:

  • MOSMA Masters: Masterclass developed by the technical team and guests.
  • MOSMA Cinema: Screenings of films that have soundtracks of the composers and invited directors.
  • MOSMA Street: Performances that will happen on the streets of the city, centered on music for the audiovisual media.


Additional article in SoundTrackFest with festival activities:


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