Trevor Jones, David Shire, Tyler Bates and José Nieto, among the guests for MOSMA (Movie Score Málaga)

The Málaga City Council and The Málaga Film Festival Announce the 2017 Program and Guests For The Festival – To Run July 5-9

From July 5th to July 9th 2017 Málaga will once again become the epicenter for international film music with the second edition of MOSMA (Movie Score Málaga). Francisco de la Torre, mayor of Málaga; Juan Antonio Vigar, director of MOSMA and David Doncel, content coordinator; along with prestigious film music composer Frank Ilfman and José María Benítez, owner of Quartet Records, a label specialized in film music releases announced the lineup in a recent press conference.

Following the success of last year’s first edition, which brought together more than 6,000 people, MOSMA aims to become an international meeting point for already established composers, young talents and fans of music for film, TV, and videogames.

The 2017 edition of MOSMA will feature national and international guests of the highest order: including composers Neal Acree (videogame Revelation), Tyler Bates (Guardians of the Galaxy, John Wick), Rupert Gregson-Williams (Hacksaw Ridge), Trevor Jones (The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, G.I. Jane), seven-time Goya Award winning composer Jose Nieto, Mac Quayle (TV’s Mr. Robot, American Horror Story), Victor Reyes (TV’s The Night Manager), David Shire (The Taking of Pelham One Two Three, Zodiac), and other guests to be announced.

The main MOSMA venues will again be The Cervantes and Echegaray Theaters, as well as the Albéniz cinema and the Eduardo Ocón Venue. The festival will offer nightly concerts and will provide daytime programs serving as a meeting space for professionals and fans alike.

Panels and other discussions will focus on the creative process of scoring and the development of relationships between the film director and the composer.

This edition of MOSMA will also feature presentation of the MOSMA Awards and also the Jerry Goldsmith Award presentation to the best new composers, in collaboration with BSOSpirit Association.

The opening concert of MOSMA, on July 5th at the Cervantes Theater, will be dedicated to the blockbusters: “Blockbusters in Film Music” and will be performed by the Málaga Philharmonic Orchestra, under the direction of Arturo Díez Boscovich. The program will feature music from composers including Tyler Bates, John Williams, Rupert Gregson-Williams and Arturo Díez Boscovich, among others.

6th JULY
7:00 p.m. Echegaray Theatre. MOSMA Screen TV: ‘Stranger Things and Mr. Robot in concert’. Concert dedicated to the fans of the TV series. Guest artist: Mac Quayle, composer of Mr. Robot.

10.30 p.m. Enclosure Eduardo Ocón. MOSMA Main Theme. Distant worlds: ‘Gods and Monsters, the music of Tyler Bates. This rock music concert will feature selections from Tyler Batess filmography. Includes tracks from The Way, 300, Watchmen, The Punisher, Killer Joe, John Wick, Halloween, and Guardians of the Galaxy.

7th  JULY
8.00 p.m. Echegaray Theatre. MOSMA Honored: ‘José Nieto, the Master of Spanish Film Music’ performed by the Granada Youth Symphony Orchestra.

8th  JULY
8.00 p.m. Cervantes Theatre. MOSMA masters: ‘Film Music Masters’. Performed by the Málaga Philharmonic Orchestra. Guest artists: Victor Reyes, David Shire and Trevor Jones. Program includes scores such as The Taking of Pelham 1.2.3, Return To Oz, Norma Rae, Dark Crystal and The Last Mohican.

9th JULY
7.00 p.m. Echegaray Theatre Virtual Moss Waves: ‘The Music of Video Games’. Performed by the Málaga Provincial Symphony Orchestra. Conducted by Arturo Díez Boscovich. Guest artist: Neal Acree.

Tickets already on sale at ticket offices in the Cervantes Theatre and Uniticket.

Full Festival: 70 euros.
Tickets for opening and closing concert: 32 euros.
Both available at this price only until April 30th.