“LOST LIVE: The Final Celebration” will feature appearances by “Lost” cast members — including Nestor Carbonell, Michael Emerson and Jorge Garcia — and be performed by Oscar winning composer Michael Giacchino, who will conduct a live orchestral performance featuring the iconic music of “Lost” at UCLA’s Royce Hall in Los Angeles on Thursday, May 13, to celebrate the upcoming series finale. In addition, a special preview of the penultimate episode will be screened immediately after the concert.
One of the most critically-acclaimed and groundbreaking shows of the past decade, the “Lost” Series Finale Event airs Sunday, May 23 on the ABC Television Network from 9:00-11:00 p.m., ET. Preceding the finale on this evening will be a recap special from 7:00-9:00 p.m., ET and, from 11:35 p.m-12:35a.m., ET, “Lost” fan Jimmy Kimmel bids farewell to the iconic show in his own indelible manner on the special, “Jimmy Kimmel Live: Aloha to Lost.”
Tickets for the event, which will go on sale beginning Friday, April 23 at 10:00 a.m., Pacific Time, are available at uclalive.org and ticketmaster.com. Ticket proceeds from the concert will go to the Colburn School of Performing Arts.
The nominations for the 82nd Annual Academy Awards have been announced this morning and, once again, it’s up to the Disney/Pixar champion UP to bring home the gold (statuettes) for The Walt Disney Company.
For top prizes, UP is competing for both Best Animated Film as well as Best Motion Picture of the Year, in the newly expanded category. Other nominated categories include: Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Score) for which Michael Giacchino has already received numerous awards and accolades for; Achievement in Sound Editing; and another top category for Original Screenplay.
Another strong contender from Walt Disney Animation Studios is The Princess and the Frog which takes UP head on in the Best Animated Film category as well as being nominated twice in the Achievement in Music Written for Motion Pictures (Original Song) category with Randy Newman’s Almost There and Down in New Orleans.