‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Score Debuts at Krakow Film Music Festival

“Avatar: The Way of Water” and “E.T.” have been simply a few of the movies acknowledged on the sixteenth Krakow Film Music Festival in Krakow, Poland. The pageant concluded on Monday, wrapping up the celebration of this 12 months’s celestial lineup.

“Faced by the challenges posed by the pandemic, as well as the war that broke out at our doorstep, many of us have taken refuge in cinematic works – either trying to glimpse into the future or relive the amazing films from our childhood,” mentioned Carolina Pietyra, director of the Krakow Festival workplace, in an announcement. “The headline of this year’s edition of the Krakow Film Music Festival – Out of Space – stands for everything that takes us to other spaces and responds to our longing to explore realms unknown.”

The pageant’s Space Gala featured otherworldly movie scores together with Jóhann Jóhannsson’s “Arrival,” Cliff Martinez’s “Solaris,” Steven Price’s “Gravity” and Benjamin Wallfisch’s “Hidden Figures.”

The gala ended with the world premiere of Simon Franglen’s “Avatar: The Way of Water” suite. Franglen additionally offered his experimental work “Sunrise I Sunset,” a venture commissioned by the Shanghai Tower.

‘Avatar: The Way of Water’ Suite Performance
Robert Sluszniak

Steven Spielberg’s 1982 basic “E.T.” was additionally screened on the pageant with dwell music. “We wanted to remind older members of the audience what it made them feel and share these emotions with children and youth. We believe that ‘E.T.’ is not a closed chapter in the history of cinema,” mentioned Robert Piaskowski, the creative director of KFMF.

Closing out the pageant was composer Patrick Doyle’s seventieth birthday live performance. His work contains scores for “Bridget Jones’s Diary,” “Donnie Brasco,” and “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.”

“Patrick Doyle is one of the most prolific and diverse artists of our time – a composer who can masterfully wrangle melodies and paint detailed pictures of intimate worlds to highlight the psychological dilemmas of film characters. The brilliant performance left us longing for the next year’s festival,” mentioned Piaskowski.

The pageant was set to finish on Tuesday with a live performance from famend composer Hans Zimmer, however was canceled because of sickness.

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