"I wonder what BMI composers are doing tonight?" joked one of the presenters at the 30th annual ASCAP Film and Television Music Awards, held Monday night at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles…
Elliot Goldenthal will receive the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers' Founders Award at the performing rights organization's 30th annual Film & Television Music Awards, taking…
Is the stigma finally disappearing? Next month, the Pacific Symphony in Costa Mesa, Calif., will present three nights of classical music showcasing concert works by composers better known for their…
With the exception of a few top-tier names, most composers toil away in the shadow of A-list movie stars and directors. The exception comes with six European film music festivals, where they — and…
Ronni Chasen was remembered as a brilliant publicist, as well as a loyal and funny friend, at a memorial service Sunday morning at Hillside Memorial Park in Culver City. The crowd easily numbered…
Julie Taymor's flaky, freewheeling jukebox tuner plays like a riff on "Hair" with Fab Four cachet.
Elliot Goldenthal's opera "Grendel" finally opened Thursday after a two-week delay caused by a malfunctioning set.
Mere dollars couldn't have bankrolled the wave of publicity that rolled "Grendel" into its sold-out performance to round out the Los Angeles Opera's 20th season last week. A number of elements pumped…
In an era of hyper-powered action spectacles, "S.W.A.T." arrives looking stodgy, without exciting heroes or villains, or, especially, the kinetic cinema to make it memorable. Nonetheless, this…