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Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Society starts with two concerts
26-Sep-2005 -
The Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Society.
Dedicated to preserving and presenting timeless works by contemporary composers of film and television music in a setting worthy of their creative gifts and talents, the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Society honors an art form heard too rarely on the concert stage to its full dramatic effect..

November 3rd 8pm

The first concert will be a performance of the classic silent film Dr Jekyll & Mr Hyde, starring one of the truly great actors of the silent period, John Barrymore. It will be screened in synchronization with live orchestra on stage.

For the supporting item, John Scott has composed a new score for another classic silent movie by Geo Méliès, Trip to the Moon. This film has the unique character of utilizing a narrator instead of dialogue boards. This will be the premiere performance of the film with this score.

November 17th 8pm

The second concert will feature the first movement of Vaughan-Williams' Sinfonia Antarctica, composed for the epic feature film Scott of the Antarctic, and symphonic suites from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, Rocket to the Moon, Final Countdown, Greystoke - Legend of Tarzan, 2001 - A Space Odyssey, Elvira Madigan and Death in Venice.

Special program addition with actors and choir to be announced shortly.

International Cultural Center
Scottish Rite Auditorium
4357 Wilshire Blvd.
Los Angeles USA

For more info and tickets, visit the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Society.

LATEST NEWS October 18, 2005.
Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra Society, the venue selected for the concerts on November 3 and 17 will not be available. The concerts will be rescheduled and a new venue selected within the coming weeks.

Any inconvenience is regretted, but be assured that the musicians are ready and anxious to perform, and all of the other elements of the evenings continue to be in place.

(Source: Press & Publicity Office).

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