DOORS OPEN 18:00
CONCERT STARTS AT 19:00
Director Ridley Scott is famous artist who created many successful movies. He directed a first chapter of the iconic horror saga ALIEN (music by Jerry Goldsmith). He also directed GLADIATOR (Hans Zimmer and Lisa Gerrard), KINGDOM OF HEAVEN (Harry Gregson-Williams) and 1492: CONQUEST OFPARADISE (Vangelis). In 2001, Ridley Scott has enthralled his fans by a war movie BLACK HAWK DOWN. His science fiction movie THE MARTIAN prooves that Scott is still one of the best directors of Hollywood. Film Music Prague Festival will celebrate the legacy of Ridley Scott. His collaborator, composer Harry Gregson-Williams, will be a special guest.
Harry Gregson-Williams (*13th December 1961) is an English composer, orchestrator, conductor and music producer. He has regularly written for video games, television and films. In 1998, he has got an attention by animated movie Ant-Z, which was co-composed by another British composer – John Powell. They also cooperated on the “stop-motion” flick called Chicken Run and finally their biggest success – Shrek.
Harry Gregson-Williams later scored epic drama of director Ridley Scott – Kingdom of Heaven (2005). Critics have described this soundtrack as the best work of Harry Gregson-Williams. In 2005, Harry scored The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe and he has recieved the Golden Globe nomination.
He has also composed music for several video games, having notably helped score every main entry in the Metal Gear series since Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty.
Program and performers are subject to change.