It’s a model new period for MotoGP, additionally when it comes to music. Starting from 2023, the World Championship on two wheels could have its personal opening musical theme. The composer charged with creating the introduction to the quickest motorcycle championship in the world is Marco Beltrami, an Oscar-nominated and Emmy-winning musician with an unimaginable résumé of soundtracks and some of the most recognizable moments in modern cinema.
Over his three-decade career, Beltrami has labored on some of cinema’s most successful movies and franchises, in addition to work in TV, video video games and even writing live performance music.
With movie credit that embrace Scream, Resident Evil, Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines, Live Free or Die Hard, World War Z, I Robot and more, Beltrami is an A-list composer. MotoGP.
“I followed this venture because I’ve been a MotoGP fan for a really long time. I remember Valentino Rossi’s challenges against Nicky Hayden and I thought these guys have been heroes. Really cool. And I thought they needed one thing to inform about them. So this it was actually an exciting venture for me,” mentioned Marco Beltrami.
“These guys are my heroes, and I truly have musical heroes too. One of my musical heroes is Beethoven. So when I thought about this challenge, I instantly thought it needed to be something easy, rhythmic, heroic. The first thought is was Beethoven, his 9th symphony, within the second motion there’s a quite simple rhythmic motif and I thought perhaps that was the starting point for my theme”.
“For me, the very first thing he had to do was encapsulate the heroic nature of what these guys do. The second factor he needed to do… These guys to me are the coolest, and he needed to encapsulate that. Melodically it was one thing that I needed to incorporate. Putting these ideas collectively is the place I started from musically,” he added.
Dorna Sports CEO Carmelo Ezpeleta continued: “We can’t wait to unveil the new music for MotoGP. Our sport is spectacular and the mission was to create a theme that mirrored its DNA, giving the show a real id for our tens of millions of fans all over the world. To work with such a revered and globally recognized Hollywood composer is simply superb.”
“We couldn’t be happier with the result and the potential for welcoming Marco Beltrami into the game. His work and achievements converse for themselves and it makes us very proud to see the MotoGP theme be part of such an illustrious roster of compositions and musical initiatives. We are also joyful to see how much Marco loves MotoGP. This ardour shines through and we hope he enjoys seeing the final end result as much as we do and making MotoGP historical past.”
The debut of the new MotoGP musical theme is scheduled for Thursday 23 March at 11, when it will be formally offered on the event of the opening race of the season, the Portuguese Grand Prix.