Nathalie Bonin’s Favorite Things: Grammy Award-winning composer gets personal
It’s day four of Nathalie Bonin week and this time, it gets personal as she reveals her favorite mannerisms and expressions in both English and French, curse words allowed.
Nathalie Bonin is a Grammy Award-winning composer and violinist whose work has been featured in various TV shows and films including Netflix’s Bridgerton, The Come Up, New Amsterdam, and ESPN 30 for 30.
Born in San Francisco, she graduated from McGill University with a degree in Violin Performance and later received her Master Certificate in Orchestration for Film and Television from Berklee College of Music.
On April 5th, the highly anticipated sequel Queen of Hearts, Volume 2 will become available via APM Music.
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Quick facts: The Music of Netflix’s Bridgerton
- The music in Bridgerton is a mix of classical music and modern pop songs, reimagined in a classical style.
- The show's musical score was composed by Kris Bowers, who worked closely with music supervisor Alexandra Patsavas to create a unique and diverse soundtrack.
- Nathalie Bonin’s original song Arrival of the Princess was featured in the season 2 finale.
- The classical covers of modern pop songs in Bridgerton include Thank U, Next by Ariana Grande, In My Blood by Shawn Mendes, and Wildest Dreams by Taylor Swift, among others.
- The show also features traditional classical music from the Regency era, including pieces by Mozart, Beethoven, and Handel.
- The combination of modern and classical music gives the show a distinctive and fresh feel, while still staying true to the Regency era setting.
- The use of music in Bridgerton has been praised for its ability to convey emotion and elevate the drama of the story.
- The show's soundtrack album topped the charts in multiple countries, becoming a commercial success in addition to a critical one.