Monday January 27, 2020

David Arnold: He shoots, he scores

Arnold made his name scoring the sci-fi blockbusters of the 1990s – and classical audiences are lapping it up, writes Nadine O’Regan

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

@nadineoregan
30th April, 2017
David Arnold: ‘If you get a few successes, you can live the rest of your career off the back of that’

‘It’s an odd thing being a film composer because you’re largely anonymous. You have very little celebrity pull. But even when people don’t know who you are, they know what you’ve done. When you do concerts, I would hope that even someone walking in off the street would know 20 per cent of the music.”

Over the phone line from his home in London, David Arnold...

Subscribe from just €1 for the first month!

Exclusive offers:

All Digital Access + eReader

Trial

€1

Unlimited Access for 1 Month

Then €19.99 a month after the offer period.

Get basic
*New subscribers only
You can cancel any time.

Annual

€200

€149 For the 1st Year

Unlimited Access for 1 Year

You can cancel any time.

Quarterly

€55

€42

90 Day Pass

You can cancel any time.

Team Pass

Get a Business Account for you and your team

Related Stories

Poor Sad Childless Jen is over. All hail Hot Happy Childfree Jen, in possession of a brand-new Sag award and the undying love of her famous ex

Emer McLysaght | 1 day ago

The Chinese New Year celebrations begin this Saturday. Here’s your guide to what’s on, what it all means and, most importantly, where to eat the best dumplings

Sarah Taaffe-Maguire | 1 week ago

That casually trendy music that plays in your favourite clothing shop or restaurant is not there by accident: it’s carefully selected, compiled and processed to encourage you to stay and spend

Nadine O’Regan | 1 week ago