Boris Salchow has created award-winning compositions for some of the most prestigious brands in the world (ADIDAS, AUDI, BMW, LAMBORGHINI, MERCEDES), documentaries (Germany from Above), video games (RATCHET & CLANK, SUNSET OVERDRIVE, DEAD RISING 4, FUSE, RESISTANCE 2 and 3), feature and TV films and drama television series.
Classically trained but just at home in the electronic music world, Salchow’s artistic range and versatility encompasses orchestral, hybrid acoustic and electronic music, and immersive musical sound design.
Salchow began his scoring career writing music for prime time television series for leading networks in Germany. After moving to Los Angeles, Boris Salchow got involved with the growing video game industry, creating the scores for AAA releases such as Sony’s Resistance 2 and 3, Ratchet & Clank: A Crack In Time, Activision’s Fuse and Microsoft’s Sunset Overdrive a.o. He continues writing for film, TV and commercials on both sides of the Atlantic.
After scoring the feature documentary “Germany from Above / Deutschland von Oben” (Buena Vista International), the two hours long format of Salchow’s music and aerial images has evolved into an ongoing series of live performances in symphony Halls all over Germany, such as Munich’s Gasteig, Stuttgart’s Beethovensaal or Nuremberg’s Meistersingerhalle
DEADRISING 4 (Capcom)
SUNSET OVERDRIVE (Microsoft Xbox / Insomniac)
RATCHET & CLANK (Sony / Insomniac)
FUSE (Electronic Arts / Insomniac)
RESISTANCE 3 (Sony / Insomniac)
RESISTANCE 2 (Sony / Insomniac)
TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX: VEGAS 2 (Ubisoft * Additional Music & Music Co-Producer)
BALKO (Electronic Arts (Germany) / BMG)
RUSSIA FROM ABOVE (TV Series + theatrical), NatGeo, ZDF
SUSAN HILL’s A GHOST STORY, Channel5
TAKEN (TV Series) NBC * additional music
WILSBERG – ZDF, Warner Brothers
MARCELLA (TV Series) ITV/ NETFLIX * addl. music
A WINTER’S TALE (TV series) ZDF/COLOURFIELD
GERMANY FROM ABOVE (TV series) ZDF/COLOURFIELD Seasons 3
NUR NICHT AUFREGEN (movie) Thomas Jahn, ZDF, Warner Intl.
DOOMSDAY (pilot) ABC, additional music
BALKO (series) RTL/CLT-UFA* Seasons 5-9
BODYGUARD (movie) RTL / CLT-UFA * Music Co-Producer
FLEMMING II (movie) RTL / CLT-UFA * Co-Composer
HAMBURG – STADT IN ANGST (movie) RTL / CLT-UFA
HIGHSPEED (series) RTL / CLT-UFA
THRILL (movie) PRO 7 / CLT-UFA * Co-Composer
WOLFF’S TURF (series) SAT 1/ Nostro Film * Multiple Episodes
FEATURE FILMS/ DOC
RUSSIA FROM ABOVE NatGeo, ZDF
RON HOWARD’s REBUILDING PARADISE, NatGeo * Addl. music
GERMANY FROM ABOVE Roeckenhaus/ Hoefer, colourfield, ZDF
DAS RIESENDING, Dir. Roeckenhaus
80 MINUTES Thomas Jahn, Dir. American Cinema International
ELSEWHERE Nathan Hope, Dir. Dangerous Ideas * Additional music
PROM NIGHT Nelson McCormick, Dir. Sony / Screen Gem
* Addl. music
DER HIMMEL HAT VIER ECKEN Klaus Wirbitzky, Dir. NDR
* Opening Title
AUDI: TT, Q5, A6, A4, A3 convertible, A4 convertible & more; music package Detroit Car Show; complete Interactive music and sound installation Geneva Motor Show.
ADIDAS interactive music and sound installation for flagship store in Paris; “MI” trailer – promotional film for San Francisco and Tokyo stores.
AUTOTROPHY Opening sequence for premier car industry awards in Germany.
BMW FRIEDMANS TALK Title for TV talk show series (13th Street / Universal Studios Network).
LAND OF HORIZONS Promotional film at World Exhibition in Hannover, Germany (Markenfilm).
LAMBORGHINI Aventador Commercials / campaigns – VW, AUDI, MERCEDES, SMART, HYUNDAI, GOODYEAR, MOTOROLA, NINTENDO, LINCOLN, CAFE ROYAL,CITIZEN, HONDA, HUAWEI, NISSAN, INFINITY G, FIRESTONE, CASTROL, MATTELL, FOOTJOY, BUNTE, NORDA, SPD, WOLF a.o.
EXHIBITIONS AND INSTALLATIONS 835 Kings Road / Mona Kuhn – AD&A Museum St/ Barbara
FF-EXHIBIT – Berlin
IMMERSIVE / Mona Kuhn – Durham
LONDON DETAILS – London, Institute of Contemporary Arts.
FAKE – London, Institute of Contemporary Arts.
DEUTSCHLAND VON OBEN/ GERMANY FROM ABOVE:
Jun 11th, 2012 – Lichtspielhaus Essen
Oct 14th, 2013 – Viersen Festhalle
Oct 15th, 2013 – Viersen Festhalle
Dec 7th, 2014 – Meistersingerhalle Nürnberg
Dec 28th, 2014 – Liederhalle Stuttgart
Apr 23rd, 2015 – Münchener Philharmonie
Dec 6th, 2015 – Münchener Philharmonie
Mar 8th, 2016 – Münchener Philharmonie
Mar 9th, 2016 – Münchener Philharmonie
Mar 27th, 2016 – Stuttgart, Beethovensaal
RUSSIA FROM ABOVE 2020, 2021, 2022 – Monthly performances Moscow Conservatory, Great Hall
RATCHET & CLANK: A CRACK IN TIME
Sony / Insomniac
Sony / Insomniac
SCI FI CHANNEL (Germany)
Universal Studios Network