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Danny Elfman set to receive 'Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award' by the City of Vienna / BroadwayWorld

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For the 10th Anniversary of Hollywood in Vienna, the annual gala of film music, the creator and producer Sandra Tomek spared no efforts and will present an extraordinary event with uniquely different artists. The highlight of the jubilee week will be the Red Carpet Gala in the Vienna Concert Hall (Wiener Konzertaus) and the presentation of the "Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award" to Danny Elfman by the City of Vienna. The festivities begin on September 25, 2017 and ORF (Austrian Public Television) will broadcast the gala for the fifth time to over 30 countries.

Hollywood in Vienna will highlight - FIMU (Film Music Symposium Vienna) with 4-time Oscar and 11-time Grammy nominee Danny Elfman, conductor John Mauceri (Founder of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra and winner of a Grammy, Tony, Olivier, Emmy, ECHO Classic, Billboard Award and the Deutscher Schallplatten Preis), Lebo M ("The Lion King" composer, music producer), Doreen Ringer Ross (Vice President Film, TV & Visual Media Relations BMI),James Shearman (Soundtrack conductor & Orchestrator "Harry Potter", "Beauty and the Beast", "Bridget Jones Diary", et al.), Aleksey Ingudesman (Violinist, Music and movie producer) and Melinda Newman (West Coast Editor, Billboard Magazine). Participants will receive Insider tips and get insights into the composing and soundtrack recording process. For more information: www.fimuvienna.com

September 29th, 2017 is the anticipated and sold-out Red Carpet Event, the 10th Annual Hollywood in Vienna Gala. Once again many celebrities are expected to attend. Star guest of the night will be Oscar nominated and Grammy winner Danny Elfman ("Edward Scissorhands's", "Charlie And The Chocolate Factory", "Men in Black", "Batman" (Grammy win), "The Simpsons" and "Desperate Housewives"). Many outstanding interpretations will be performed in this year's gala. It will include performances by Eurovision Song Contest Finalist Nathan Trent and Lebo M (original voice of The Lion King), the West End Star Louise Dearman, the musical star Ethan Freeman, singer Sohini Alam and the star violinist Sandy Cameron. Danny Elfman will sing "What´s This?" from "The Nightmare Before Christmas" and the 10-year old child prodigy Emil Weller will play "Finding Neverland" on the piano.

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