WEBSITE: Hollywood Symphony Orchestra  ART DIRECTOR: John Beal

VIDEO DIRECTOR: Stanley Dorfman  PRODUCER: Peter Henton  AUDIO: Toby Foster

Debut Season

Over one hundred of Hollywood’s top musicians and singers appeared on stage for an exciting gala season of concerts featuring world premiere and classic film scores performed by the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra under the baton of  John Scott, with special celebrity guests.

The concert programs ranged all the way from Sergei Prokofiev’s classic score for the 1938 film “Alexander Nevsky” to the World Premiere of music from Clint Eastwood’s “Flags of our Fathers,” the World Premiere of music from Craig Armstrong’s score to Oliver Stone’s “World Trade Center,” and the U.S. Concert Premiere of a suite from “The Matrix,” by composer Don Davis. Other composers represented included Elmer Bernstein, Ernest Gold, Jerry Goldsmith, Dave Grusin, Erich Korngold, Henry Mancini, Alex North, Miklós Rózsa, John Scott, Dimitri Tiomkin, Maurice Jarre and John Williams.

Read film music critic Jon Burlingame’s review of the concert.


HSO Producer John Beal, Presenter Sydney Pollack