Dark Knight composer scores double nods at Classical Brits

April 21st, 2009 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI  

London, Apr 21 (ANI): Music composer James Newton Howard has been nominated twice in the best soundtrack category at the Classical Brits for his work on films The Dark Knight and I Am Legend.

Co-composer Hans Zimmer is also nominated for his work in the Dark Knight, reports The BBC.

On the other hand, conductor Charles Mackerras, who recently won two BBC Music Magazine awards, is up for male artist of the year and the critics award.

Mackerras is nominated for his recording of Mozart Symphonies nos. 38-41.

Trumpeter Alison Balsom will compete alongside opera singers Anna Netrebko and Danielle De Niese for the female artist of the year award.

The 10th Classical Brit Awards take place in London on 14 May. (ANI)

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