Carter Burwell

Carter Burwell

Carter Burwell creates film scores and other stuff, much of which is listed under projects.

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Carter Burwell's most recent score is to the HBO mini-series Olive Kitteridge, starring Fran McDormand and Richard Jenkins, directed by Lisa Cholodenko.

He recently completed Todd Haynes' film Carol, based on the book by Patricia Highsmith, starring Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara. It will be released in late 2015.

He's presently working on Mr. Holmes, Bill Condon's movie about an aging Sherlock Holmes, starring Ian McKellen.



Above is video of a 90-minute discussion entitled "Art of the Score" between Carter Burwell, Alex Baldwin, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen and neuroscientist Aniruddh Patel, sponsored by the World Science Festival and the New York Philharmonic.

Radio Burwell plays a random playlist of Burwell compositions. The current playlist includes about a dozen pieces that aren't available anywhere else, such as live performances.