Cinema:Sound - James Newton Howard in Concert The Film Music Concert Of The Wiener Symphoniker

Musikverein Wien · Great Hall
James Newton Howard am Klavier

In the series ‘Cinema:Sound’, the Wiener Symphoniker are taking up their long tradition of film music and bringing a film music legend to Vienna every year to guide the orchestra through their soundscapes. On 20 May 2025, the celebrated Hollywood composer, conductor and pianist James Newton Howard will be conducting the Wiener Symphoniker for the first time.

James Newton Howard has created the soundtracks to blockbusters such as the ‘Hunger Games’ series, the ‘Fantastic Beasts’ series, ‘Maleficent’, ‘King Kong’ and ‘Pretty Woman’. His multiple collaborations with M. Night Shyamalan on films such as ‘The Sixth Sense’, ‘Signs’ and ‘The Village’ are particularly noteworthy. In total, Howard has scored more than 120 films and has received several awards for his work.

James Newton Howard will present a selection of his outstanding film compositions at this special concert. A musical highlight that will delight film fans and music lovers alike.

Exclusive VIP package

Meet James Newton Howard in person and experience a rehearsal for the concert! 
The exclusive Meet&Greet with subsequent rehearsal visit will take place one day before the concert on 19 May 2025 and is available for an additional € 129,- on a concert ticket of your choice. Order by e-mail to: 


James Newton Howard
Wiener Symphoniker


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