Prague Proms photos

Here are some photos from the Prague Proms 2017 opening concert

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Photos courtesy of Petr Kocanda

We’ve had the pleasure to attend this wonderful concert and been lucky enough to meet with Danny.
(On the photos in black dresses from the left: Simme and Thalia)


Prague Proms

Yesterday, on June 21st in Prague at Municipal House premiered Elfman’s violin concerto.  Concert of Danny’s music opened the 2017 Prague Proms Festival. The Czech National Symphony Orechestra with CSNO Mixed Choir performed at Smetana Hall conducted by John Mauceri. Concert started with a piece from Serenada Schizophrana (‘I Forget’), then followed the Violin Concerto No. 1 “Eleven Eleven” dedicated to Sandy Cameron. Concerto in four movements was very well received and the audience was astonished with Sandy’s performance. In the second part of the concert CNSO performed three suites from Elfman’s film music: Batman, Alice in Wonderland with two boy soloists from Vienna singing ‘Alice‘ and Edward  Scissorhands with violin solo from Sandy Cameron.  After long standing ovation the audience was awarded with an encore:  first ever live performance of The Simpsons theme. Danny was present at the concert and appeared on stage after the end of each part.

It was truly wonderful evening. We’ll post some pictures as soon as we get back from Prague 😉

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ČSFD Award and interview

Danny received recently the ČSFD Award. ČSFD which is a Czech and Slovak Movie Database, awarded Elfman for his exceptional work for film music with the title “Most Unique Eccentric Soundtrack Composer”. Martin Pomothy who gave the award to Danny also did a short interview with the composer. In the conversation Danny mentions the upcoming concert at Prague Proms in June.
Watch the interview here.