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‘Coco’ composer Germaine Franco to headline ‘Future Is Female’ concert

Animation film 'Coco' Photograph: (Others)

WION Web Team Los Angeles, CA, USA Jun 14, 2018, 07.39 AM (IST)

The much-talked-about “Future Is Female” concert is back with its second annual run -- focusing on women film and TV composers. The concert scheduled for September 4 will happen at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles.

The concert will be headlined by a number of composers from active media music including Germaine Franco (“Coco,” “Tag”), Tamar-kali (“Mudbound”), Ronit Kirchman (“The Sinner”), Cindy O’Connor (“Once Upon a Time”) and Heather McIntosh (“Compliance”).

The concert will also see new and upcoming composers like Mandy Hoffman, Tori Letzler, Emily Rice, Perrine Virgile-Piekarski, Tangelene Bolton, Aska Matsumiya and Jessie Weiss.

Organisers in a statement said, “While there has been a major rise in film music concerts both domestically and globally, very few feature the musical works of women composers.”

The inaugural “Future Is Female” concert took place in May 2017 in Los Angeles. It showcased 10 women composers and sold out swiftly, 

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