CELEBRATION 25 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
OVER 800 PRODUCTIONS FROM ALL OVER THE WORLD
– CESAR WINNER AND OSCAR NOMINEE
– GOLDEN GLOBE NOMINEE
– OSCAR NOMINEE
“EL SECRETO DE SUS OJOS”
– OSCAR WINNER
MAKING OF THE ALBUM
RECORDING WITH THE BULGARIAN SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA
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January 2013. „Trilussa - Storia d'amore e di poesia” – a two-episode film that is dedicated to the life of the famous Italian poet Carlo Alberto Salustri. Starring Michele Placido, composer Stelvio Cipriani.
February 2013. “Hombre de piedra” movie with composer and conductor Maestro Carlo Siliotto, directed by the famous actor Eugenio Derbez.
February 2013. “Time Scoop Hunter” – full-length feature version of the famous Japanese television series with music composer Nobuko Toda.
November 2012. “Try” of the famous singer Pink with new orchestral arrangement by Brian Byrne.
September 2012. “Romantique” – some of the arrangements for the new album of the famous piano player Richard Clayderman.
May 2012. “I Awake” – 4th solo album of the Australian singer-songwriter and musician Sarah Blasko, orchestrated by Nick Wales and produced by Universal Music Australia and Dew Process.
November 2011. Sylvie Vartan & Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra – SIF 309 – live at “Pleyel” Hall (Paris, France) for the exceptional jubilee concert of the diva, celebrating 50 years on stage. Concert produced by Live Nation and directed by Tony Scotti.
July 2011. “La mer à l'aube” /a.k.a. Calm at Sea/ – latest television film of the director Volker Schlöndorff, composer Bruno Coulais.
June 2011. Sinead O’Connor recorded the song for the motion picture “Albert Nobbs”, produced and starring Glenn Close, song composed and orchestrated by Brian Byrne
July 2010. “Tilt” – Bulgarian feature film directed by Viktor Chouchkov Jr., produced by Borislav Chouchkov. Music composed by prof. Victror Chouchkov. Movie was representing Bulgaria in the race for the Oscars in the foreign language film category.
May 2009. “El Secreto de Sus Ojos” /a.k.a. “The Secret in Their Eyes”/ – an Argentine drama Oscar winner for Best Foreign Film of the 82 annual ceremony that became an overnight sensation. The talented young composer Federico Jusid gained a huge success and recognition with this project, both audience and critically acclaimed.
June 2008. “Igor” – a 3D animated movie, written by Chris McKenna and directed by Anthony Leonidis. The original soundtrack was composed by Patrick Doyle (author of the music of famous productions, such as “Est – Ovest”, “Eragon”, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”).
May 2008. “Hollywood outsources work to a Bulgarian recording company”
One of the most trusted newspaper “Los Angeles Times” says that Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra – SIF309 is the new Hot spot for U.S. movie scores.
March 2008. “Staten Island” /a.k.a. “Little New York”/ – music composed by Frédéric Verrières. Ethan Hawke stars the film, with James DeMonaco making his directorial debut.
February 2008. “Mia et le Migou” /a.k.a. “Mia and the Migoo”/ – a 90 minutes animation produced by Folimage, music composed by Serge Besset.
May 2007. “The Starter Wife” – mini-series, composer Ed Shearmur and orchestrated by Tony Blondal. Emmy winner and witt nominations in ten different categories, including Golde Globe 2008.
March 2007. “El Orfanato” /a.k.a. “The Orphanage”/ – motion picture that was officially elected to represent Spain on the 2008 Oscar Ceremony. Music composed by the young and talented composer Fernando Velázquez.
June 2007. “Soundtrack of emotion” – a concert of Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra – SIF309 at “Teatro La Fenice” in Venice, conducted by Maurizio Abeni.
April 2007. “The Hunting Party” /a.k.a. “Spring Break in Bosnia”/ – motion picture of the director Richard Shepard, music composed by Rolfe Kent and orchestrated by Tony Blondal, starring Richard Gere.
June 2005. “Nomad” – motion picture directed by Sergey Bodrov and Ivan Passer, original music scored by Carlo Siliotto.
March 2007. “Savage Grace” of the director Tom Kalin with music composed by Fernando Velázquez, starring Julianne Moore.
November 2006. “When Nietzsche Wept” – motion picture of the director Pinchas Perry, original music composed by Sharon Farber.
January 2006. “Indigènes” /a.k.a. “Days of Glory”/ – Algerian motion picture of the director Rachid Bouchareb, nominated for Oscar in the category Best Foreign Language Film of the Year 2007. Music composed by Armand Amard.
October 2004. “Va, Vis et Deviens” /a.k.a. “Live and Become”/ – motion picture of the director Radu Mihaileanu, original movie score was composed by Armand Amard. César winner and awarded at international festivals such as Berlin International Film Festival, Copenhagen International Film Festival and Vancouver International Film Festival.
April 2005. “Ti parlo del sud” – pop album of Italian singer Al Bano /a.k.a. Albano Carrisi/. Conductor during the recordings and author of some of the tracks is Alterisio Paoletti, others have been written by Al Bano’s elder son Yari, as well as by Al Bano himself.
In 2002 the musicians of Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra – SIF309 recorded another album of the singer – “Carrisi canta Caruso”.
February 2005. “Sinfonia 1” – a special dedicated to the preparation for the 100th anniversary of Portuguese football team Benfica Lissabon. The music for the celebration of the team’s birthday was written by composer António Vitorino D'Almeida known also for the composition of the music for the films April Captains, Três Palmeiras, A Estrangeira, etc.
March 2004. “Frankenstein” – mini-series of the director Kevin Connor, with music composed by Roger Bellon. Starring William Hurt, Donald Sutherland, Julie Delpy.
July 2004. “Hotel Rwanda” – motion picture from the producer of “Born on the Fourth of July”, “Ali”, “JFK”, that features Don Cheadle and Nick Nolte. Andrea Guerra composed original movie score. The movie is Oscar and Golden Globe nominee and won Best Composer’s award at European Film Awards.
February 2004. “The Punisher” – motion picture director and writer Jonathan Hensleigh (also known for “Die Hard: With a Vengeance”, “The Saint”, “Armageddon”, etc.) and original music composed by Carlo Siliotto. Starring Thomas Jane, John Travolta, Laura Harring.
February 2004. “Je sius un Assasin” /a.k.a. “The Hook”/ – motion picture directed by Thomas Vincent, original music composed by Krishna Levy. On Cannes Film Festival 2004 receives the award for Best Original Movie Score.
December 2003. “Les Choristes” /a.k.a. “The Choir”/ – debut the motion picture of Christophe Barratier as a director, original music composed by Bruno Coulais, features Gérard Jugnot, François Berléand. The movie is Oscar, Golden Globe and César nominee and César winner Best Music Written for a Film and Best Sound.
April 2003. “Ti adoro” – in the course of three days, 180 Bulgarian musicians and singers from Bulgarian Symphony Orchestra – SIF309 became involved in the realization of the first solo album of the music phenomena Luciano Pavarotti. Produced by Michele Centonze, conducted by Robert Mathes and orchestrated by Giancarlo Chiaramello.