Jonny Greenwood’s ‘Phantom Thread’ Original Score is Used in Nearly 70% of the Movie

Jonny Greenwood’s ‘Phantom Thread’ Original Score is Used in Nearly 70% of the Movie Paul Thomas Anderson fans are well accustomed to how instrumental Jonnny Greenwood’s music is to the auteur’s body of work. Whether it’s the foreboding strings in “There Will Be Blood” or the ...

Classic Quadrophenia: Pete Townshend Rocks the Met While Revisiting the Who's Mod Opera Masterpiece

Classic Quadrophenia: Pete Townshend Rocks the Met While Revisiting the Who's Mod Opera Masterpiece What do you get when you strap a full orchestra onto one of the most high octane rock operas in history? You get an instant classic. Pete Townshend came roaring into New York City’s fabled ...

'Star Wars Main Theme' by John Williams voted nation's top film score

'Star Wars Main Theme' by John Williams voted nation's top film score Star Wars' main theme has been voted the nation's favourite film score. The piece, composed by John Williams, received almost a quarter of votes in a poll of BBC Radio 3 listeners. The Good, the Bad ...

'Psycho', 'Grease',' There Will Be Blood' up for top movie soundtrack

'Psycho', 'Grease',' There Will Be Blood' up for top movie soundtrack The BBC has launched a poll across its TV and radio stations to find the greatest ever movie soundtrack. BBC Radio 1's Rhianna Dillon, BBC Radio 2's Simon Mayo, BBC Radio 3's Matthew Sweet, Francine ...

BBC Asian Network celebrates A Summer of Music

This summer, the BBC Asian Network is bringing the biggest, best and newest Asian music around to audiences across the UK. From huge stars to live broadcasts from some of the biggest events in the ...

2001: A Space Odyssey with Adelaide Symphony Orchestra and Adelaide Chamber Singers conducted by Robert Ziegler - review | Alex Needham

Festival Theatre, Adelaide This isn't the first time 2001: A Space Odyssey has been screened with an orchestra - Robert Ziegler has previously conducted it at London's Southbank Centre. Yet any ...

What I'm thinking about ... conducting Kubrick's 2001: A Space Odyssey

Stanley Kubrick ditched the original score for 2001: A Space Odyssey – and replaced it with Ligeti and Strauss. Robert Ziegler reflects on the challenges of conducting live with the film It is hot ...

BBC Philharmonic Great Film Scores

There is a perception that media-types who live in the South of England tend to be rather London-centric, and while I’m loathed to conform to a stereotype, it’s sort of true. Most of the films made in ...

OperaShots – review

Linbury Studio, London ROH2's annual series seeks to create new short works by commissioning composers from outside the world of opera. While there are dozens of candidates, there must be an equal ...