Thomas Newman's "Revolutionary Road" Score Wins Classical BRIT Award for Soundtrack of the Year
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.
Congratulations to Thomas Newman, winner of the 2010 Classical BRIT Award for Soundtrack of the Year for his score to the film Revolutionary Road, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet. Newman was in attendance to receive the award at the ceremony held last night at the Royal Albert Hall in London. It will be broadcast in the UK on ITV1 this Tuesday, May 18.
This year marks the 11th annual BRIT Awards, which recognize the best in the world of classical music and Britain’s place as a leading voice in the field. It was the first time a prize was awarded for best soundtrack. The two other nominees in the category were Alexandre Desplat's score for The Curious Case of Benjamin Button and Michael Giacchino's for Star Trek.
To order a copy of the Revolutionary Road soundtrack, with the album MP3s available at no additional cost, visit the Nonesuch Store now. For more on the BRIT Awards and to see the complete list of this year's winners, visit classicalbrits.co.uk.
Friday, February 17, 2017Friday, February 17, 2017
Shye Ben Tzur and the Rajasthan Express will perform music from their album Junun as the opening act for Radiohead in select cities on the band's sold-out European tour: at the Spektrum in Oslo on June 6 and 7, Ericsson Globe in Stockholm on June 9, 3 Arena in Dublin on June 20, and Manchester Arena on July 4 and 5. Ben Tzur and the Rajasthan Express will also perform at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona on June 3 and Best Kept Secret in the Netherlands on June 18. The Times of London calls Junun "intriguing, sinuous, and essential listening."
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Rhiannon Giddens's new album, Freedom Highway, is due next Friday, February 24. But you don't need to wait till then to hear it: the album is streaming in full here as an NPR First Listen. It's a "rich collection, the latest chapter in the 40-year-old master folklorist, banjo virtuoso and vocal powerhouse's epic retelling of our history with its sins and sorrows—and joy born of resilience—fully reinstated," says NPR. "[H]ope comes back to life in Giddens' music."Journal Topics: Artist News