As we indicated when we published our James Horner - Five Years After tribute video, some testimonials had been shortened in order not to extend the length of the video too much and to give each participant a fair presence. Today we wanted to share with you the testimonies in written form and in their entirety. The videos of the testimonies of Christopher Young, JAC Redford and Sandra Tomek will be published in separate articles. In 1994-95 I had the good fortune of working as orchestrator with James Horner on three of his movies: Apollo 13, Jumanji and Balto. Once a project had
Exactly five years have gone by since James Horner passed away. On a Monday, like today. Five years ago. That's both a lot and so little. The shock was so great; the memory of that sad day is forever seared into our consciousness and will remain so despite the passage of time. Even though we busy ourselves on our various projects, today we wanted to pay tribute to James. We reached out to his friends, his peers, his collaborators and his family and asked them to share their memories and thoughts. We are proud to present a 20-minute video with all
For several weeks, Hollywood in Vienna will be publishing official videos of the concert held on Friday, October 4, 2013. In this article, we will aggregate those videos featuring James Horner's scores and we will continue to update it with new content as it becomes available. And finally, we present our own video of James Horner addressing the audience at Thursday night's concert.
The exceptionality of the two concerts at the Hollywood In Vienna Festival 2013 is widely recognized. Back in February we had detailed the elements that would make the two evenings at the prestigious Wiener Konzerthaus events not to be missed (see our article). The main argument was the coming of James Horner. At that time it was even announced that he would conduct the orchestra with David Newman. But finally on October 3 and 4, only Alfred Newman's son conducted the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra (Radio-Symphonieorchester Wien). Why this withdrawal of James Horner? As he explained during the Symposium, James
A month before the event, things become clearer and below is the 3-day program prepared by the Hollywood in Vienna team. The conferences will be held from 9 am to 7 pm at the prestigious Max Reinhardt Seminar. This place was chosen to honor the friendship between James Horner's father and Max Reinhardt. We mentioned this relationship in our previous article: Hollywood in Vienna: an event not to be missed. To start the day, James Horner will explain his compositions with experts from movies and from his scores. Steve Bramson, the composer of Young Indiana Jones and of the show