Danny Elfman and John Mauceri’s collaboration “Music From the Films of Tim Burton,” will finally make it’s way to New York City to kick-off the 2015 Lincoln Center Festival.
Director Tim Burton’s rich oeuvre of films both strange and beautiful has enchanted audiences of all ages worldwide for three decades. This live concert spectacle features Elfman’s unforgettable Tim Burton film scores conjured vividly on stage. Performed with a full orchestra and choir, the concert is enhanced by the stunning visuals of Burton’s original sketches, drawings, story boards, and film clips rendered in exquisite detail on the big screen. Conducted by John Mauceri, founding director of the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, and featuring a live performance by Danny Elfman singing the role of Jack Skellington from The Nightmare Before Christmas, highlights include music from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Pee-Wee’s Big Adventure, Beetlejuice, Batman, Batman Returns, Planet of the Apes, and Edward Scissorhands.
“Music From the Films of Tim Burton” will be performed July 6, 8-12 at the Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall.
For more information and tickets to “Music From the Films of Tim Burton” visit the Lincoln Center Festival website.
Gordon Cox provides a full summary of the upcoming festival at Variety.com.