Howard Shore




Howard Shore is among today’s most respected, honored, and active composers and music conductors. His work with Peter Jackson on The Lord of the Rings earned him three Academy Awards, four Grammys, and three Golden Globes. Shore was one of the original creators of Saturday Night Live, serving as music director from 1975 to 1980. He has scored many films by David Cronenberg including The Fly, Dead Ringers, Naked Lunch, A Dangerous Method and Cosmopolis. He has collaborated with Martin Scorsese on Hugo, The Departed, The Aviator, Gangs of New York and After Hours. Other films include Ed Wood, The Silence of the Lambs, and Mrs. Doubtfire. His opera, The Fly, had its world premiere in 2008 in Paris and its U.S. premiere at LA Opera. He is an Officier de l’ordre des Arts et des Lettres de la France and the recipient of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award in Canada.

This performance marks Howard Shore’s La Jolla Music Society debut.

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