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Danny Elfman Weekend
from 14 to September 15, 2019
All programming

Danny Elfman Symphonique

Brussels Philharmonic - Chœur de la Radio Flamande John Mauceri - Sandy Cameron
Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie
Duration: about 2h00 with 1 intermission

Program

Danny Elfman
I Forget (Serenada Schizophrana)
Eleven Eleven - Concerto pour violon
Intermission
Batman / Batman Returns
Alice au pays des merveilles
Edward aux mains d’argent

Distribution

Brussels Philharmonic
Choeur de la Radio Flamande
John Mauceri, conducting
Sandy Cameron, violin
Once new wave prodigy Danny Elfman has developed a fascination for orchestration, thanks to his incursion into film scores with Tim Burton. This concert shines the spotlight on his talent for symphonic material. 

Bernard Hermann, composer of the soundtracks for Hitchcock’s films, is one of the great figures in Danny Elfman’s career. His writing followed these ideas: flamboyant colours, changing harmonies, and representation of fear. Another great figure: Leonard Bernstein and his science of rhythm. In addition to some of Elfman’s great classics, this concert will feature his symphonic and concertante compositions, including an excerpt from his Serenada Schizophrana, premiered in 2005 at Carnegie Hall, and Eleven Eleven, a violin concerto influenced by Shostakovich and Prokofiev. To perform this great music of our time, an orchestra experienced in cinegenic music: the Brussels Philharmonic.
 
Karina-Canellakis

Grande salle Pierre Boulez - Philharmonie

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Getting here

Porte de Pantin station
M5 Paris Underground (Métro) Line 5 3B Tram 3B
Address
221 avenue Jean-Jaurès, 75019 Paris

To leave after this concert

navette bus
taxi G7