Tribute to the composer Trevor Jones / ONASSIS CULTURAL CENTRE
menu

Tribute to the composer Trevor Jones

e.m.m.a. SOUNDTRACK

30 June 2012
20:30
Main Stage
A concert with works by an exceptional film music composer, the South African-born and multi-awarded Trevor Jones.
10 - 15 €
Concs 5 €
Trevor Jones has composed over a hundred projects for film and television. They include, ‘Excalibur’, ‘The Dark Crystal’, ‘Runaway Train’, ‘Angel Heart’, ‘Mississippi Burning’, ‘Last of the Mohicans’ , ‘Cliffhanger’, ‘Arachnophobia’, ‘Merlin’, ‘ Sea of Love’, ‘In the Name of the Father’, ‘Richard III’, ‘Brassed Off’, ‘Dark City’ and ‘Notting Hill’ amongst many others.

His pioneering work with the fusion of Acoustic and Electronic sounds set the benchmark for film and television scores.

He has also composed music for the theatre and ballet and conducted suites of his film music for concert performances at various International Film Music Festivals.

He has collaborated with David Bowie, Sting, U2, Sinead O'Connor, Charlotte Church, Britney Spears and Elvis Costello and has been a jury member for BAFTA, the Mercury Music Prize and the International Film Festival of Flanders, Ghent.

Nominations & Awards include:
  • 1985 – Ivor Novello Awards nomination for Best Theme for Television Production – “The Last Place on Earth”
  • 1989 – British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) nomination for Best Original Film Score –   ”Mississippi Burning”
  • 1991 – Ivor Novello Awards nomination for Best Film Theme – “Arachnophobia
  • 1992 – British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) nomination for Best Original Film Score – “The Last of the Mohicans”
  • 1992 – Golden Globe nomination Best Original Score – “Last of the Mohicans”
  • 1992 – American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Award for “The Last of the Mohicans”
  • 1993 – American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Award for “In the Name of the Father”
  • 1994 – American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Award for “Cliffhanger”
  • 1996 – British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) nomination – Anthony Asquith Award for achievement in Film Music – “Brassed Off”
  • 1997 – American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Award for “GI Jane”
  • 1998 – Golden Globe nomination for Best Original Song – “The Mighty”
  • 1998 – Emmy Awards Nomination for Outstanding Music Composition – “Merlin”
  • 1999 – American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Award for “Notting Hill”
  • 2001 – Ivor Novello Awards nomination for Best Original Film Score – “Thirteen Days”
  • 2001 – American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Award for “From Hell”
  • 2002 – American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Award for “Dinotopia”
  • 2003 – American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Award for “The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen”
  • 2004 – American Society of Composers, Authors & Publishers (ASCAP) Award for “Around the World in 80 Days”
  • 2006 – Japan Academy Prize for “Aegis”

credits

With the National Symphony Orchestra of Greece and the ERT's Choir
Orchestra conductor: Trevor Jones