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James Newton Howard – Budapest

First ever Live Concert Tour on his way to Budapest!

Budapest Arena

Sunday, November, 5. 2017.  – 7.30p.m.

The 3 Decades of Music for Hollywood concert production will be a celebration of career highlights with music, spoken word and video.

James Newton Howard will conduct a symphony orchestra and choir comprising over 100 performers on stage through suites of recent as well as classic film hits.

His tour is wind-driven through his most popular melodies starting off November, 3. –  London at the Royal Albert Hall. His next station is Budapest – Papp László Arena on November, 5.  where and when  the Hungarian winner of James Newton Howard’s Singing Competition Fanni Kincses will be on stage. The concert tour sweeping through Europe’s  grounds, ending December, 1. 2017., in Frankfurt – Jahrhunderthall.

Internationally renowned Grammy and Emmy award-winning American film composer, James Newton Howard, announced on June 1st 2016 that he will appear in various European cities as part of his first ever live concert tour in November 2017, with a program that will celebrate and commemorate highlights from three decades of film scoring for Hollywood.

James Newton Howard is currently composing the music for the prequel to Harry Potter, Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, which will be released November this year. He is widely known for his music for classic films like Pretty Woman, Prince of Tides, The Sixth Sense and King Kong, as well as for recent releases such as The Huntsman: Winter’s War, Concussion, The Dark Knight, and Blood Diamond. His most recent massive success, The Hunger Games series, included the song “The Hanging Tree,” performed by Jennifer Lawrence, which peaked at a No. 2 position on the Billboard Hot 100 and high on many other charts around the world.

James Newton Howard has composed music for over 120 films, including the Academy Award-nominated scores for Defiance, Michael Clayton, The Village, The Fugitive, The Prince of Tides, and My Best Friend’s Wedding, and Academy Award-nominated songs for Junior and One Fine Day. Howard also received Golden Globe nominations for his massive orchestral score for Peter Jackson’s blockbuster remake of King Kong, his provocative symphonic score for Defiance, and his songs from Junior and One Fine Day.

He also in the late 70s and early 80’s toured with Elton John as a keyboardist. It was in the 1980s that he began working on film scores.

Howard won the 2009 Grammy Award for his co-score with Hans Zimmer for The Dark Knight, and received Grammy Award nominations for music from Blood Diamond and his song from One Fine Day. In addition, he won an Emmy for the theme to the Andre Braugher series Gideon’s Crossing, and received two additional Emmy nominations for the themes to the long-running Warner Bros. series ER and the Ving Rhames series Men. In 2008, World Soundtrack Award named him Film Composer of the Year for his work on the films Charlie Wilson’s War, Michael Clayton and I Am Legend.

The tour will be accompanied by a fantastic light show, and the concert will be enhanced with projections of the most exciting scenes of many of the films he has worked on.

Even to-day Howard continues to receive awards and recognition. He has received the ASCAP Henry Mancini Award for Lifetime Achievement as well as, this year, the BMI Lifetime Achievement Award.

Tickets for the concert available through internet: interticket and eventim.

Update: Aggie Reiter