WEBSITE: Hollywood Symphony Orchestra ART DIRECTOR: John Beal
VIDEO DIRECTOR: Stanley Dorfman PRODUCER: Peter Henton AUDIO: Toby Foster
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.