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Hungarian Singer Chosen to Join One of Hollywood’s Most Famous Composers Onstage at his Budapest Concert

By Robert Velkey // 2017.10.04.

Next month, James Newton Howard, the composer who has scored over 100 films, including hug hits such as Pretty Woman and The Hunger Games, will hold a concert in Budapest.

As a part of his first concert tour, Howard will perform in on the 5th of November  in the Papp László Budapest Sports Arena. In his concert the Grammy and Emmy Award-winning, Oscar nominated composer will celebrate Hollywood’s last three decades of film music. The tour will stop at 20 cities throughout Europe, starting with a premiere at the Royal Albert Hall in London on November 3rd, 2017.

A few months ago,  Howard announced a singing competition in Europe, to find a singer who will join him on stage in the Budapest Arena.

Now, the great American composer has chosen his Hungarian companion for the concert in Budapest. The talented winner, Fanni Kocsis, will have the opportunity to sing Hanging Trees, the main track of the film The  Hunger Games, on November 5th.