MEDIA & PRESS
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'Peter and the Wolf' Makes Symphonic Overtures at Covey
Daily Herald – Amber Foote Correspondent
Mar 18, 2015 Updated Dec 17, 2018
The classic orchestral tale of boy versus wolf is coming to the Covey Center for the Arts for one night only. The Utah Symphony brings “Peter and the Wolf Live!” to Provo on Friday night in a multimedia concert featuring the symphony and a live screening of the 2006 Oscar-winning animated short film of the tale.
Symphony In An Airport
Overture Magazine – Linda A. Rapka
Emmanuel Fratianni conducts the 70-piece Hollywood Scoring Orchestra at the preview opening ala of the new Tom Bradley International Terminal at LAX on June 20.
In what marked possibly the first world premiere of a symphonic poem ever to take place at an airport, the Hollywood Scoring Orchestra provided a once-in-a-lifetime musical experience at Los Angeles International Airport with the debut of “Portale – A symphonic Poem”, especially composed by Emmanuel Fratianni and Laurie Robinson.
Video (Game) Maestro
Raleigh Magazine – Hart Fowler
Sep 30, 2019
Video games aren’t just for kids anymore. In fact, they’ve long been regarded as an art form and the video game industry continues to grow in terms of mainstream appeal and advancing gaming technology. Many of the world’s most talented visual and musical artists work in the electronic gaming industry, including Emmanuel Fratianni, a big league maestro, conductor and composer for television, film and video games. Fratianni has led, and has had his compositions performed by, some of the world’s most prestigious orchestras; this month, he conducts the North Carolina Symphony in a performance of “Video Games Live,”
Premiato Il Celebre Compositore Fratianni
Otto Pagine Newspaper – Michele Miscia
Bisaccia ha accolto e premiato uno dei suoi “figli” che piu le stanno offrendo lustro a livello internazionale, il celebre compositore Emmanuel Fratianni, che si è esibito e racontato nello splendido proscenio del Castello Ducale dell’antico e splendido paese dell’Alta Irpinia.
Video Games Live: Bonus Round! at Wolf Trap
MD Theater Guide – Helen Gushue
July 21, 2013
The National Symphony Orchestra was stellar, conducted with elegance and mirth by Emmanuel Fratianni. They were gleefully cheered on as they had to perform the music, sound effects and all, while select members of the audience got on stage and played super smash brothers live. It is hard to imagine a better way to expose young people to the wonder of the orchestra as with music that they already love and appreciate.
Video Game Composers Break Billboard Top 10 Classical/Crossover Introducing Thousands to the Concert Hall
Classical.net – Steph Lady
August 20, 2008
A video game score performed by a major orchestra in a concert hall? How about a video game score sitting at #8 – with a "bullet" – on the Billboard Classical/Crossover Top Ten? Not likely, you'd say – but you'd be wrong. Husband and wife Emmanuel Fratianni and Laurie Robinson's music on EMI Classics' album Video Games Live, Vol. 1 has not only achieved these milestones, but is bringing a whole new generation into the world's great concert halls. As this week's Billboard ranking may suggest, not since Mozart's music was performed in the comic opera of Vienna, has the music of the vernacular crossed over to such popular demand.