My Week With Marilyn

A mere month and a half ago, Conrad received an unexpected and exciting phone call from Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein to compose the music for his new film, “My Week With Marilyn.” Almost immediately the work began, as Conrad worked day and night, cu...

WHERE ARE HOLLYWOOD’S FEMALE FILM COMPOSERS?

Jodie Foster is a Hollywood force to be reckoned with. I have been intrigued and impressed with her for years now—first as a child actress who developed into an Academy Award-winning adult actress, then as one of a few successful female film directors, and a...

“She just killed me….her arrangements are absolutely divine. She gives these songs such a visual sense, they come alive and really pull you in!”

– Natalie Cole

For the first time…..
Nan Schwartz’s original symphonic music

Available 16 March, 2018

As a woman composer who has carved an enviable reputation inside the crucible of the Hollywood Film Music business, Nan Schwartz nonetheless remains an enigma to orchestras and concert music audiences around the world. This apparent anomaly can, in part, be ascribed to the imbalance in respect to opportunities for women composers generally, but given that Nan is a Grammy winner, 5-time Grammy nominee and seven-time Emmy nominee, it remains perplexing that the classical music world has taken so long to recognize her indisputable genius.

This album beautifully directed by the eminent Australian conductor, Kevin Purcell, brings to light through these premiere recordings the extraordinary music of this iconic, contemporary, American composer.