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  • Review: Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, Danny Elfman perform ‘Nightmare Before Christmas’ live

    3 weeks ago

    On Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, the Hollywood Bowl Orchestra, led by John Mauceri, performed notorious "Halloween Jew" Danny Elfman's music for Tim Burton's “The Nightmare Before Christmas,” live at the Hollywood Bowl in front of thousands of enthusiastic fans. The program began with an...

  • Elfman circles back to the circus

    September 7, 2011 | 10:10 am

    Danny Elfman is a huge success, but he doesn’t want you to know it.  Humility is a hard thing to hang your hat on when you’ve accumulated four Academy Award nominations, taken home a Grammy, and an Emmy and written some of the most popular theme music of all time, notably for “The...

  • Meeting Tim Burton:  From My House to His Art Show

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    May 31, 2011 | 3:36 pm

    At the opening of “Tim Burton,” the ghoulishly charming filmmaker’s retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art on Saturday, the wild-haired auteur held court at the Resnick Pavilion, where more than 700 pieces of his movie and personal artwork will be on display through...

  • Puppet score tugs at Elfman’s heart strings

    By Carvin Knowles

    September 20, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Danny Elfman loves Halloween. You can hear it in his music for "Tim Burton's The Corpse Bride" and "Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas" and in dozens of his other film scores, including "Sleepy Hollow," "Edward Scissorhands" and "Beetlejuice."

    His newest contribution to...