His oeuvre includes music composed for film, opera, ballet, symphony orchestras and theater, as well as chamber music. He is one of the most versatile composers of contemporary music; winner of the Oscar, Golden Globe and World Soundtrack Award. We are proud to announce that the winner of the 1st annual Wojciech Kilar Award is Elliot Goldenthal.
The Krakow Film Music Festival, the biggest film music festival in Europe, has just recently announced who will receive the first annual Wojciech Kilar Award for “the lifetime achievement to composers of film music who remain faithful to the traditional art of composing, write scores that in isolation from the image do not lose clarity, and efficiently use the language of music, producing rich and distinct colors, shades and textures in their work.”
The official award presentation will take place on May 28th, 2015, during the “Polish Music Gala: Scoring4Wajda” concert at the Krakow Film Music Festival – sponsored by the cities of Krakow and Katowice, and the Alvernia Studios.
Read more about the Wojciech Kilar award and Elliot Goldenthal here on the Krakow Film Music Festival’s new website.
You will here more about the festival and Elliot Goldenthal soon, as we will interview some of the people behind the festival responsible for making it the second biggest Film Music festival in the world. Then end of this month we will be reporting live from the festival so that you don’t miss anything. If you want to meet us during the festival or just be there, tickets are still available here!