Oscar-winning composers to attend concert dedicated in memory of Ronni Chasen.
Elliot Goldenthal, Howard Shore and Hans Zimmer will be attending the 11th edition of the World Soundtrack Awards & Concert, taking place on Oct 22.
Taking place during the closing ceremony to the 38th Ghent Film Festival, the concert will see the Brussels Philharmonic, conducted by Dirk Brossé, perform a singular selection from each of their work, accompanied by film footage. The concert is being dedicated in memory of longtime representative of the festival, Ronni Chasen.
Abel Korzeniowski, winner of last year’s World Soundtrack Discovery Award, will perform his Public Choice Award-winning piece from A Single Man during the awards ceremony which precedes the concert. He has recently worked on Madonna’s W.E., a taster of which will be performed on the night.
The SABAM Award For Best Young European Composer will also be announced at the awards, which includes a €2,500 cash prize and a live performance of the winning composition by the Brussels Philharmonic.