Hollywood in Vienna

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Hollywood in Vienna in Wiener Konzerthaus

Hollywood in Vienna is an annual film music gala taking place in the Vienna Concert Hall (Wiener Konzerthaus), where the Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award is presented. Last "Hollywood in Vienna" concerts took place on 18 and 19 October 2018.


In the course of each Hollywood in Vienna concert, one of the world's most renowned film composers is honored by the City of Vienna and his or her work performed by the Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSO). The gala concert was initiated in 2007 by Sandra Tomek, B.O.F.M. Best of Film Music, and has since then been produced by B.O.F.M. and Echo Medienhaus and co-produced by Michael Balgavy.

Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award[edit]

Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award

The „Max Steiner Film Music Achievement Award“ is a symbol of recognition by the City of Music, Vienna, for extraordinary achievements in the film music genre. The award commemorates the Viennese film music pioneer Max Steiner, who went to Hollywood in the 1920s.



Guests, Artists and Contributors[edit]

Al Jarreau, Lalo Schifrin, Natalia Ushakova, Bruce Broughton, David Arnold, Alan Silvestri, Howard Shore, Harald Kloser, Alexander Frey, Barbara Broccoli, John Mauceri, James Shearman, Kate Barry, Klaus Badelt, Nicholas Dodd, Rick Porras, Gedeon Burkhard, John Axelrod, Andi Cutic, Kevin Costner, John Barry, Patrick Doyle, Wolfgang Luckner, Josef Gumpinger, John Powell, Robert Dornhelm, Rebekka Bakken, Juan Garcia-Herreros, Thomas Bartosch, Alastair King, Christian Kolonovits, among others.


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