A Concert Honoring Composer Didier Lean Rachou

Friday, May 10, 2019, 7:30pm

CSUN / Plaza del Sol Performance Hall
18111 Nordhoff Street
Northridge, CA

Award-winning composer Didier Lean Rachou will give a rare, musical live performance on May 10. Presented by Cal State University, Northridge, this unique and diverse concert program will highlight Lean Rachou’s catchy, light-hearted melodies from the beloved HBO hit show Sex & The City, as well as the cinematic, string-heavy and energetic music he created for the popular, Emmy-winning TV series Deadliest Catch and Gold Rush, amongst other musical treasures. He will play alongside the Studio Orchestra, which includes the CSUN Studio Ensemble, under the direction of professors John Buonamassa and Benoit Grey. A winner of the ASCAP Composers' Choice Award for Television Composer the Year, Didier’s music is beloved by many within the entertainment industry and is sure to provide an exciting evening. 
 
To purchase tickets or for more information, please call (818) 677-2488.
Adult Ticket: $15 | Senior/Faculty/Staff Tickets: $10 | Student Tickets: $7
Parking will be available in B1 Lot (Darby Avenue & Nordhoff Street).
For more info, please visit: http://www.csun.edu/music
 
ABOUT DIDIER LEAN RACHOU
 
He is the award-winning composer of both the 16-time Emmy-winning series Deadliest Catch and Gold Rush (Discovery). Aside from scoring over 1,200 hours of television, Didier’s feature film credits include Powder Blue, starring Oscar winners Forest Whitaker and Eddie Redmayne, How To Rob A Bank, starring Erika Christensen, Moving McAllister, starring Mila Kunis and MGM’s Her Best Move. He has had the privilege to work with such diverse artists as Ashford & Simpson, David Johansen, McCoy Tyner, Luis Bonfa, Paquito D’Rivera and members of the Pilobolus Dance Theater, amongst many others, as a composer, producer and engineer.  
 
In 2018, Didier took home his 15th ASCAP Screen Music Award. In 2017, his peers voted him the recipient of the Composers' Choice ASCAP Television Composer of the Year Award. In 2019, he has once again been nominated for the ASCAP Television Composer of the Year Award.
 
Didier was raised in Europe and New York City. He received a BA from the Manhattan School of Music and studied composition privately at The Juilliard School. Lean Rachou holds dual citizenship with France and the US. He currently resides in Los Angeles, with his lovely wife Lucy and their two children.