El Amir with Hans Zimmer at “Hollywood in Vienna 2018" - Max Steiner Award
'EL AMIR' with Hans Zimmer
at "Hollywood in Vienna 2018"
18 OCT - Pre Premiere Concert
19 OCT - Gala Concert - Max Steiner Film Music Award
with ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna
Konzerthaus of Viena
- THE WORLD OF HANS ZIMMER -
Thrillers such as "THE DA VINCI CODE", science fiction films "INCEPTION", sandal and pirate movies ranging from "GLADIATOR" to "PIRATES OF THE CARIBEAAN", historical epics about the likes of "KING ARTHUR", animation films à la "KUNG FU PANDA", romantic comedies "THE HOLIDAY", and war movies "PEARL HARBOUR"… When one lists the different film genres represented 2018, they're all there.
The musical ingenuity of one of the most accomplished film score composers is equally comprehensive. We are, of course, talking about Oscar, Golden Globe, and Grammy winner Hans Zimmer. While some describe him as "the rock star of film music", others believe he has been the dream factory's
most innovative symphonist for the last 20 years or more.
On the occasion of the presentation of the 10th Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award to this exceptional artist on behalf of the City of Vienna, his orchestral film compositions - some of them newly arranged by Hans Zimmer himself - are performed for the first time in a concert hall. They are brought to life musically by illustrious companions and fellow musicians, as well as by the impressive
ORF Radio Symphony Orchestra Vienna.
This concert program present "highlights" of the production "The World of Hans Zimmer",
produced by Semmel Concerts and RCI Global.
AMIR JOHN HADDAD 'EL AMIR'
El Amir is a multi-ethnic musician, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, musical director, producer and maestro. He's considered one of the best concert guitarists in today's flamenco scene, defined by his personality, maturity, sound and style.
El Amir has been playing flamenco guitar and the Arabic oud since he was seven years old, and has been performing on stage for 30 years. In addition to his extensive career, he has learned how to play traditional Mediterranean instruments including the Greek bouzouki and Turkish saz
being a virtuoso in all of them.
El Amir has collaborated with a long list of artists including
Radio Tarifa, Chambao, Marcus Miller and Juno Reactor.
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