Thursday, October 28, 2010
Thomas Newman is the subject of an article from Reuters and the Hollywood Reporter that traces his career in music, from his early ambivalence about following in his famous father's footsteps to his becoming an acclaimed composer in his own right, with scores to films like Revolutionary Road and HBO's Angels in America. Newman "has produced some of the most memorable film music of the past 20 years," says Reuters, having now "cemented his place on the A list."
Friday, May 14, 2010
Congratulations to Thomas Newman, winner of the 2010 Classical BRIT Award for Soundtrack of the Year for his score to the film Revolutionary Road. Newman was in attendance to receive the award at the ceremony at Royal Albert Hall in London.
Tuesday, April 13, 2010
The soundtrack to Revolutionary Road, featuring a score by Thomas Newman that the Irish Times called "quintessential Newman—smart, moving and cool," has been nominated for Soundtrack of the Year in the 2010 Classical BRIT Awards. The 11th annual Awards ceremony will take place at the Royal Albert Hall in London on May 13 and will be broadcast in the UK on ITV1.
Thursday, December 3, 2009
John Adams and Kronos Quartet return to Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles tonight for another concert in West Coast, Left Coast, the Los Angeles Philharmonic's music festival curated by Adams. Tonight, they'll join the LA Phil for the world premiere of Thomas Newman's new piece, It Got Dark. An encore performance will be given at the Hall tomorrow night.
Thursday, December 11, 2008
Revolutionary Road has been nominated for four Golden Globe awards. The Sam Mendes–directed film adaptation of the landmark novel by Richard Yates is up for Best Motion Picture, Drama; Best Director for Mendes; Best Actor, Drama, Leonardo DiCaprio; and Best Actress, Drama, Kate Winslet. Nonesuch will release the film's soundtrack on December 23, with original music by Thomas Newman, plus three songs from the film’s era by The Ravens, The Orioles, and The Ink Spots. Also nominated for a Golden Globe, for Best Motion Picture Made for Television, is A Raisin in the Sun, starring Audra McDonald, Sean Combs, and Phylicia Rashad.