The Oscar® Concert

The LA Phil celebrates the Oscars®!

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  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Thomas Wilkins conductor

About This Performance

As part of the Oscar® Week celebrations for its 90th Anniversary, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences® teams with the LA Phil to present this year’s nominated scores live in concert. Thomas Wilkins will lead a celebration of the fascinating history of film music, and the program will include suites and video from each nominated film.


Oscar-winning composer Michael Giacchino and Oscar-winning director Pete Docter present a live demonstration of the scoring process.

Michael GIACCHINO: Musical selections from the Oscar-winning film UP


The Sound of Home:

Rachel PORTMAN: Nicholas Nickleby

ROTA: Amarcord

A. R. RAHMAN: Slumdog Millionaire


The Sound of the Chase:

Dave GRUSIN: The Firm

Lalo SCHIFRIN: Bullitt

GOLDSMITH: The Great Train Robbery


The Sound of Fear:

Mica LEVI: Jackie

Quincy JONES: In Cold Blood

John CARPENTER: Halloween

John WILLIAMS: The Witches of Eastwick


The Sound of Love:

KORNGOLD: The Adventures of Robin Hood

BACALOV: Il Postino

Tan DUN: Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon


The Sound of Courage:

Terence BLANCHARD: Malcolm X

Joe HISAISHI: Spirited Away

NORTH: Spartacus


The Sound of the Future:

World premiere suites from this year’s nominated films for Original Score

Carter BURWELL: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

Alexandre DESPLAT: The Shape of Water

Jonny GREENWOOD: Phantom Thread

John WILLIAMS: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Hans ZIMMER: Dunkirk

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