Ten world class composers will be appearing live in concert in Kuipke Ghent, including Gabriel Yared (The Talented Mr. Ripley
), Angelo Badalamenti (Twin Peaks
), Howard Shore (Lord Of The Rings
), Craig Armstrong (Love Actually
), Stephen Warbeck (Shakespeare In Love
), Gustavo Santaolalla (Motorcycle Diaries
), Bruno Coulais (Océans
), Frédéric Devreese (Un Soir, Un Train
), Alberto Iglesias (Volver
) and Elliot Goldenthal (Titus
). The anniversary gala will include a six minute suite from each composer performed by the Brussels Philharmonic - the Flemish Radio Orchestra, conducted by Dirk Brossé, and accompanied by a selection of illustrative film excerpts.
How does it work? Go to www.worldsoundtrackacademy.com/voting
, look at the list of films and pick your favourite film music. The composer collecting the most votes will receive the Public Choice Award at the World Soundtrack Awards on October 23rd, the official closing event of the Ghent International Film Festival. Voting is possible until September 15th 2010. The voting for the Public Choice Award is supervised by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
The Marriott Hotel Ghent is a world-class hotel situated in one of the most romantic spots in the historic city centre of Ghent. Thanks to its satisfaction score of 95 percent it ranks as the second highest rated Marriott Hotel in the world. Since last year, the Marriott Hotel has been the official festival hotel where all its international guests stay. Do you feel like savouring the festival atmosphere from the hotel? Don't delay and vote today for your favourite soundtrack!
If you want to order tickets for the World Soundtrack Awards, go to www.filmfestival.be.
In addition to the World Soundtrack Awards the festival presents on October 21st five time Oscar winner, John Barry In Concert. The Brussels Philharmonic - the Orchestra of Flanders, conducted by Nicholas Dodd, will perform suites from his wide ranging body of work, including Goldfinger, Out Of Africa, Dances With Wolves, Born Free
and Midnight Cowboy
If you want to order tickets for John Barry In Concert, go to www.filmfestival.be.