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Danny Elfman’s Music from the Films of Tim Burton (Artwork)

NSO Pops: Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton / John Mauceri, conductor

Danny Elfman has composed unforgettable scores for director Tim Burton's weirdly wonderful worlds of Edward Scissorhands, Batman, Alice in Wonderland, and more. John Mauceri conducts his music with visuals from Burton's films.

  • Oct. 23 - 25, 2014
  • Concert Hall
  • Approx. 1-3/4 hours
  • $20.00 - $88.00

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Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton
John Mauceri, conductor

From his films Edward Scissorhands, Beetlejuice, and Batman to The Nightmare Before Christmas, Frankenweenie, and Alice in Wonderland, no one knows how to combine weird and wonderful quite like two-time Academy Award–nominated director Tim Burton. And with his unforgettable scores, Grammy Award–winning composer Danny Elfman brings humor, drama, and pathos to these and other cinematic classics by his longtime collaborator. Just in time for Halloween, Grammy and Tony Award–winning conductor John Mauceri leads this "thrilling" (The Evening Standard) multimedia concert of Elfman's "barbed and bouncy" (The Guardian) film music, already performed to sell-out crowds in London and Los Angeles. Visuals of some of Burton's original sketches, drawings, and storyboards will be projected above the orchestra to illuminate the collaborative relationship between music and storytelling.  

Performance Timing: Part One - 45 min.; Intermission - 15 min.; Part Two - 45 min.


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