Michael Nyman

Press Releases

  • Monday 23rd February 2009
    Man on Wire wins Oscar for Best Documentary

    Man on Wire, featuring music from a number of Michael Nyman’s most important soundtracks, won the Oscar for Best Documentary feature during at the 81st annual Academy Awards. The film, recently released on DVD, follows Philippe Petit’s incredible high wire walk between the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center buildings in New York in 1974.


  • Monday 16th February 2009
    Films to write music to – Michael Nyman and motion trio Kinoteka collaboration

    The Kinoteka Film Festiwal are delighted to present a unique and exciting new musical collaboration between world renowned composer Michael Nyman and cutting-edge Polish accordion group Motion Trio performing at the Barbican on 8 April, as this year’s Kinoteka Closing Night Gala.


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