Max Richter update… UPDATED!
UPDATE: The Congress, Last Days on Mars and Lunchbox will all feature at Cannes Film Festival this year.
Max Richter has been a busy, busy man with films he's scored currently on release, others in the works, performances of existing work taking place worldwide, a new composition in the pipeline, and recordings on the cards.
2013 sees the release of 3 films Max has scored: ensemble drama Disconnect, Saudia Arabia-set coming of age film Wadjda, and German WWII drama Lore. In addition to this, he is currently scoring Waltz With Bashir director Ari Folman's The Congress, space-set horror, Last Days on Mars, Hindi-language The Lunchbox (Dabba), and documentary The Green Prince.
Current performances of existing work includes Random Dance/Rainroom, which is transferring to New York's MoMA on the 10th of May, performances of Macbeth on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, and many concerts of his Recomposed: Vivaldi Four Seasons, including some by Max himself spanning Germany, Switzerland and Italy.
A rearrangement of his own aforementioned work, Recomposed: Vivaldi Four Seasons is to premiere in a triple bill at the Zurich Ballet on the 24th of April 2014 at the Opern Haus, after which the music will be available for other choreographers to use.
As for recordings, Recomposed: Vivaldi Four Seasons will be relaunched on the first day of spring with a digital release of a new remixed version of "Spring 1", as well as the soundtracks to Wadjda and Disconnect being released through Milan Records.