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KFMF: Elliot Goldenthal receives first Wojciech Kilar Award

By Ray Bennett KRAKOW – Wojciech Kilar advised artists to fight the sin of pride, Elliot Goldenthal said as he received the first Kilar Award at the Krakow Film Music Festival on Thursday: “You are looking at a sinner tonight.”

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KFMF: Critical Hit dazzles with videogame music concert

By Ray Bennett KRAKOW – U.S. orchestral rock outfit Critical Hit showed how infectious music from videogames can be with a 90-minute high-energy concert here last night that featured an ensemble of highly talented and glamorous performers.

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KFMF reflects ‘changing artistic landscape’: artistic director

By Ray Bennett KRAKOW – The 8th Krakow Film Music Festival kicked off today with morning masterclasses and a noon media conference in which artistic director Robert Piaskowski welcomed around 800 artists who will play at 10 concerts during the … Continue reading

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KFMF: Krakow Film Music Festival kicks off on Wednesday

By Ray Bennett LONDON – The 8th Krakow Film Music Festival (KFMF) gets under way on Wednesday and on Friday there, I will moderate a Q&A session with top composers on the topic of history and politics in screen music.

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Elliot Goldenthal wins Krakow FMF’s new Wojciech Kilar Award

By Ray Bennett LONDON – Oscar-winning composer Elliot Goldenthal (pictured above) has been named as the first winner of the new Wojciech Kilar Award to be presented at the Krakow Film Music Festival on May 28.

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Sara Andon wafts away with the Krakow film music fest

By Ray Bennett One of the delights of the Krakow Film Music Festival this week has been that guests at the Holiday Inn in the city centre were treated daily to the gorgeous sound of a flute that wafted up … Continue reading

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Elliot Goldenthal’s gothic suite rules at ASCAP gala

By Ray Bennett Robin Williams once told me that there are movie stars, “and then there’s Jack”, as in Nicholson. The Krakow Film Music Festival Sunday night showed that there are film composers, and then there’s Elliot, as in Goldenthal. … Continue reading

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Krakow film music fest celebrates ASCAP’s centennial

By Ray Bennett The Krakow Film Music Festival celebrated ASCAP’s 100th anniversary Sunday night with an enthralling concert of movie scores by composers including Patrick Doyle, Elliot Goldenthal, Dario Marianelli and Hans Zimmer, who were all on hand for the … Continue reading

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Live ‘Gladiator’ performance wows Krakow festival audience

By Ray Bennett Composer Hans Zimmer was on hand last night for a screening of “Gladiator” accompanied by full orchestra and chorus at the 7th annual Krakow Film Music Festival.

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When Hans Zimmer worried about a gladiator’s kiss

By Ray Bennett Hans Zimmer will relax tonight at the Krakow Film Music Festival where a live orchestra will play his and Lisa Gerrard’s score at a screening of “Gladiator” but I recall a winter’s day in London almost 15 … Continue reading

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