Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Danny Elfman's Music from the Films of Tim Burton

Featuring music from BATMAN, EDWARD SCISSORHANDS, TIM BURTON'S THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS, ALICE IN WONDERLAND, and others.
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“For all the costumed spectacle and fun, this event was a substantive, rich and revealing concert. Mr. Elfman’s music and Mr. Burton’s cinematic images are intricately enmeshed… Mr. Elfman took a more creative approach in creating this program. He devised suites for orchestra and chorus, fashioning his scores into sections of a two-part, evening-length composition with its own musical integrity…At one point, a slinky, sad waltz melody wafts from the strings [“Pee-wee’s Big Adventure (1985)”]. Gradually, accents are nudged by dissonant chords, and the music morphs into a hard-bitten dance. Imagine Prokofiev in Hollywood.” —New York Times

“It was an inspiring example of how to do a film music concert that should be forever imitated – a thoughtfully curated and varied program honoring the important marriage the music has to images while also letting the music breathe and come to life on its own.” —LA Weekly

"As imaginative and inspiring as Tim Burton himself, this exquisite performance of Danny Elfman’s genius at the Royal Albert Hall is dramatic storytelling in its purest form...Utterly evocative from the outset – chilling, rousing, innocent and epic – Elfman has the incredible ability to bring Tim Burton’s pictures to unique and individual life through music." —The Upcoming

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DANNY ELFMAN’S MUSIC FROM THE FILMS OF TIM BURTON explores the collaborative relationship between music and storytelling, and its importance in the filmmaking process. Composer Danny Elfman and visionary Hollywood filmmaker Tim Burton have created a unique concert experience, blending music and visuals to celebrate the three decades long partnership of two of Hollywood's top creators. This live concert features Danny Elfman's celebrated film scores brought to life on stage by orchestra and choir, enhanced by the stunning visuals of Tim Burton’s original sketches, drawings, story boards, and film clips rendered in . . .

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    • Opening Night of Lincoln Center Festival at Avery Fisher Hall. Image by: Stephanie Berger © 2015
      Opening Night of Lincoln Center Festival at Avery Fisher Hall. Image by: Stephanie Berger © 2015
    • Prague Proms: Danny Elfman
      Prague Proms: Danny Elfman
    • Prague Proms: Danny Elfman, Tim Burton, & John Mauceri
      Prague Proms: Danny Elfman, Tim Burton, & John Mauceri
    • Prague Proms: Danny Elfman and John Mauceri
      Prague Proms: Danny Elfman and John Mauceri
    • Prague Proms: Sandy Cameron, violin soloist, and John Mauceri
      Prague Proms: Sandy Cameron, violin soloist, and John Mauceri
    • Prague Proms: John Mauceri
      Prague Proms: John Mauceri
    • Danny Elfman & Tim Burton, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
      Danny Elfman & Tim Burton, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
    • World Premiere at Royal Albert Hall, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
      World Premiere at Royal Albert Hall, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
    • Tim Burton, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
      Tim Burton, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
    • Danny Elfman, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
      Danny Elfman, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
    • Tim Burton & Danny Elfman, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
      Tim Burton & Danny Elfman, Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
    • Helena Bonham Carter (UK special guest), Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
      Helena Bonham Carter (UK special guest), Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
    • Helena Bonham Carter (UK special guest), Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
      Helena Bonham Carter (UK special guest), Photo Credit: Paul Sanders
    • Danny Elfman
      Danny Elfman
    • Tim Burton, John Mauceri & Danny Elfman backstage at Nokia Theatre
      Tim Burton, John Mauceri & Danny Elfman backstage at Nokia Theatre
    • Tim Burton, Catherine O
      Tim Burton, Catherine O'Hara (LA special guest), Danny Elfman, & John Mauceri backstage at Nokia Theatre
    • Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
      Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
    • Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
      Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
    • Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
      Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
    • Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
      Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
    • Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
      Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
    • Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
      Danny Elfman Live at Nokia Theater, 11/01/14, Image by: Raymond Britt
    • Danny Elfman, Photo Credit: Jimmy Lenner, Jr.
      Danny Elfman, Photo Credit: Jimmy Lenner, Jr.
    • Tim Burton, Photo Credit: Leah Gallo
      Tim Burton, Photo Credit: Leah Gallo
    • John Mauceri
      John Mauceri
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      "Danny Elfman Music from the Films of Tim Burton" Logo
    • "Danny Elfman Music from the Films of Tim Burton" Postcard - Side 1
      "Danny Elfman Music from the Films of Tim Burton" Postcard - Side 1
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      "Danny Elfman Music from the Films of Tim Burton" Postcard - Side 2