Mark Snow, John Ottman and Jan A.P. Kaczmarek Concert

Dan Spain (2009)

We were taken from the TEA to the Music Auditorium for the first big orchestral concert of the festival.   After getting a few drinks in the lobby, we got our seats (front row), and the program began with Mark Snow conducting his own music from Millennium, The X-Files, and Crazy in Alabama. It was great hearing some pieces with full orchestra (and choir), like the “Main Theme” from Millennium, and “Surgery” and “Crossroads” from The X-Files. Next up was music …

Concert Rehearsal / La Laguna

Dan Spain (2009)

After breakfast this morning, I met up with Carly and Melinda, and we took a taxi to the Music Auditorium, where the rehearsal was ongoing for tonight’s big concert. After hanging and watching for a bit, Melinda and I walked over to the tram station, where we got tickets to go to the other end of the line, in La Laguna. Since we had missed the walking tour on Wednesday, we wanted to go check it out and take pictures. …

Reception in La Laguna / Clint Mansell Concert

Dan Spain (2009)

After the Varese Sarabande panel, Melinda and I were driven to the historic theater in La Laguna where Clint Mansell would have his concert, but the panel had started and ended late – which means we ended up missing the walking tour of colonial La Laguna.  Gah! We did however get to the reception on time, where we were joined by the other guests, including Carol Goldsmith (Jerry’s widow), John Ottman, Jan A.P. Kaczmarek and his wife, Vasi Vangelos and …