Jeff Kaliss from San Francisco Classical Voice had a conversation with Danny Elfman, that you can read here. Elfman explains the differences between score in film and how does it sound on stage, mentions the years in Oingo Boingo and what challenges he needs to face while working on a symphony.
Today and tomorrow at Stanford’s Bing Hall will take place the U.S. premiere of Danny Elfman’s violin concerto Eleven Eleven. On this occasion the composer shared with Georgia Rowe from The Mercury News how the idea of such project appeared, what was his inspiration and what are his plans for the future. You can find the article here. Tickets are still available here.
In recent Metro article Danny Elfman talks why he decided to compose the music for 50 Shades of Grey movies. He also mentions how does he feel about this experience. Read it here.
This Is Lincoln Center podcast’s newest episode features conversation with Danny Elfman. Danny talks about ‘his classical music influences and the challenges of creating music for the concert hall’.
Listen to podcast here.
Two days ago showed up an interview in which Danny Elfman focuses on The Nightmare Before Christmas concerts. He speaks about his impressions of preparing the live to the screen show and performing as Jack Skellington. He also reminds how the movie was created. Watch the interview here.
The Nightmare Before Christmas concerts at Barclays in NYC are coming soon and new interviews with Elfman are showing up.
Forbes spoke with composer about the concerts and his thoughts on performing as Jack vs. touring with a band. When asked about his plans he also mentioned the recording of the violin concerto and working on concert piece for Berlin Philharmony.
Pix 11 in a short conversation asked how Danny relates to a Jack Skellington character and what defines him in his music.