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This weekend the Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra presents Soundtracks Live with guest conductor Ryan Shore. The nephew of acclaimed film composer Howard Shore, Ryan has been making a strong name for himself in the film and television music world. He was Sarah Jo Kirsch's guest live in studio. Missed it? Watch it here!

RYAN SHORE is a 2x Emmy Award and Grammy Award nominated composer / songwriter for film, television, games, records and theater.

He was named Assistant Music Director and Contributing Composer / Arranger / Orchestrator for the Academy Awards, where he worked with artists including Lady Gaga, John Legend, Adam Levine, Anna Kendrick, Common, Tim McGraw, Jack Black, Neil Patrick Harris, and Jennifer Hudson.

Ryan Shore has scored over 30 feature films including R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls (Emmy nomination, Outstanding Music Direction and Composition), The Shrine (Grammy nomination, Best Score), Prime (Universal), Harvard Man (Lions Gate), The Girl Next Door (Anchor Bay), Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (Warner Bros), Scooby-Doo! And WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon (Warner Bros), Stan Helsing (Anchor Bay), Cabin Fever 2 (Lions Gate), and Numb (Sony).

 

 

Shore's television credits includes Netflix's upcoming 2017 series Julie's Greenroom, starring Julie Andrews with all new puppets from the Jim Henson Company; both score and songs for Disney’s newest animated series Penn Zero: Part Time Hero; songs for Sesame Street (PBS); and music for P.O.V. (Emmy nomination) and The X Factor (FOX). He scored the video game Spy Hunter (Warner Bros), and he created many of the original full orchestral arrangements and orchestrations for Jackie Evancho’s Heavenly Christmas (Sony) album, which reached #1 on the US Billboard Classical Albums chart.

Shore's Broadway and theater credits include orchestrations and arrangements for Broadway concerts starring Tony Award winners Sutton Foster, Idina Menzel, Whoopi Goldberg, Matthew Broderick, Kristen Chenoweth, Heather Headley, and Faith Prince, as well as music directing the Los Angeles production of Heathers: The Musical, directed by Andy Fickman.

In addition to composing, Shore plays saxophone and has performed with artists including John Williams, Matchbox Twenty, Barry Manilow, Johnny Mathis, Natalie Cole, Dave Koz, Arturo Sandoval, Gerry Mulligan, Ana Gasteyer, Mark Ballas, and Clark Terry. He can be currently heard on the opening theme for the series Mulaney (FOX).

Ryan is the guest conductor of this weekend's WSO concert Soundtracks Live

Action, adventure, sci-fi & fantasy – great Hollywood scores come to life at Soundtracks Live! Conductor Ryan Shore brings the best scores from recent movies to the WSO this weekend (Jan 20-22), including Star Wars: The Force Awakens (John Williams), The Hateful Eight (Ennio Morricone), and Zootopia (Michael Giacchino).

PLUS – world premiere concert performances on the Centennial Concert Hall stage of selections from X-Men: Apocalypse (John Ottman), The Magnificent Seven (James Horner & Simon Frangle), and Doctor Strange (Michael Giacchino)!

For more information and TICKETS go HERE!