Howard Shore (Foto: Benjamin Ealovega)
12th International Film Music Competition

Howard Shore Is Jury President

Howard Shore, who composed the film music for "Lord of the Rings", among others, is presiding over the jury at this year's International Film Music Competition.

The Zurich Film Festival is honouring Canadian composer and three-time Oscar winner Howard Shore with the Career Achievement Award. The award will be presented to him on 5 October 2024 as part of the International Film Music Competition at the Grosse Tonhalle. Shore will preside over the jury for the competition that evening, in which, as every year, three different film scores will be performed live to accompany a short film. In addition, the Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, conducted by Frank Strobel, will play excerpts from his own soundtracks - in particular those from the film trilogies "Lord of the Rings" and "The Hobbit", for which the Canadian has received three Oscars.

As a film music composer, Howard Shore has worked with directors such as David Cronenberg, Martin Scorsese, Tim Burton and Penny Marshall. He has also written other works, such as the opera "The Fly" and the piano concerto "Ruin and Memory".

October 2024
Sat 05. Oct

International Film Music Competition

Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Frank Strobel Conductor, Sandra Studer Moderation, Howard Shore Jury-Präsident Cinema in Concert
published: 11.06.2024