World premiere of Concerto for Flute and Orchestra
inspired by "Pelléas et Melisande"
commissioned by the "Orchestre Nationale des Pays de la Loire"
directed by John Axelrod
June, and June, 13 2013 in Angers, June, 11 and June,12 in Nantes (France)
June, 1st 2013, at Salle Pleyel, Paris (France)
the "Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France", directed by Jean Deroyer
plays Alexandre Desplat's film music
Prix Sacem - France Musique des musiques de film
Nominations at 2012 World Soundtrack Awards:
Film Composer of the Year: Alexandre Desplat
for A Better Life, Carnage, De Rouille Et d'Os (Rust & Bone)
Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close
Moonrise Kingdom, The Ides Of March
Best Original Film Score of the Year:
The Ides Of March
Nominees at 2011 World Soundtrack Awards:
Alexandre Desplat "Soundtrack Composer of the Year" for
A BETTER LIFE, TAMARA DREWE, THE BURMA CONSPIRACY
THE KING's SPEECH, THE TREE OF LIFE
THE WELL DIGGER's DAUGHTER
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 1
HARRY POTTER AND THE DEATHLY HALLOWS: PART 2
"Best Original Soundtrack of the Year" for THE KING's SPEECH
International Film Music Critics Awards 2011
"Film Composer of the Year": Alexandre Desplat
"Best Original Score for a Drama Film": THE KING's SPEECH
"Best Original Score for a Action/Adventure/Thriller": THE GHOST WRITER
Paul McCartney poses with Alexandre Desplat after Desplat won the award for Best Original Music for The King's Speech at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) award ceremony at the Royal Opera House in London February 13, 2011
The King's Speech team at BAFTA ceremony
" My collaboration with the string ensemble The Traffic Quintet is an infinite source for transcriptions of works by film music composers who influenced my aesthetic choices.
Transcription is a creative act that allows you to dive into the very heart of a score when you revisit it, and sometimes it even allows you to elaborate on it.
After a programme based on the Nouvelle Vague, Dominique Lemonnier and I imagined a free path for the Quintet to take with pieces of music that have revealed and sublimated the eternal female... "
International Film Music Critics' 2010 Award
"Best Original Score For an Action/Adventure/Thriller Film"
and nominations: "Film Score Of The year" and
Film Music Composition Of The Year for "The Truth About Ruth"
Nominees at 2010 World Soundtrack Awards:
Alexandre Desplat "Film Composer of the Year" for FANTASTIC Mr. FOX,
NEW MOON, JULIE & JULIA, THE GHOST WRITER
"Best Original Film Score of the Year" for FANTASTIC Mr. FOX
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