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John Scott conducts the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra
14-Mar-2006 - Symphony In Film Music.
The Hollywood Symphony Orchestra, led by composer/conductor John Scott, debuts in a concert dedicated to symphonic film music.
May 18th at 8 PM, Royce Hall, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA.

The program features works by Karas, Jarre, Mahler, Mozart, Steiner, Strauss, Vaughan Williams, Victor Young and John Scott.

This is the debut performance of the Hollywood Symphony Orchestra, a new ensemble dedicated entirely to the performance of symphonic film music. The eclectic evening of works from memorable film scores will delight and inspire music lovers and moviegoers alike. Maestro Scott leads an 80-member orchestra with a 40-voice choir through compositions for the silver screen as well as timeless classical pieces utilized in film scores, from 2001: A Space Odyssey to Death in Venice. The concert concludes with a new symphonic suite adapted from Scott's score for Antony and Cleopatra (1972) with special performers reciting excerpts of Shakespeare's immortal dialogue.

The program includes:
2001: A Space Odyssey - Thus Spake Zarathustra -Richard Strauss
Elvira Madigan - Piano Concerto No. 21 - Wolfgang Mozart, arr. Scott
Around the World in 80 Days - Terre-Rondo for Orchestra - Victor Young
20,000 Leagues Under the Sea - John Scott
The Third Man - Anton Karas
Gone with the Wind - Max Steiner
Doctor Zhivago - Maurice Jarre
Death in Venice - Adagietto, Symphony No. 5 - Gustav Mahler
Greystoke, Legend of Tarzan - John Scott
Scott of the Antarctic - Sinfonia Antartica, Symphony No 7 - Ralph Vaughan Williams
Antony and Cleopatra - John Scott

Thursday, May 18th, 2006 at 8 p.m., Royce Hall, UCLA Campus, Los Angeles.
Ticket Info:
Prices: $55, $35; Tickets on sale starting 3/17, UCLA Live, 310-825-2101 or TicketMaster, 213-365-3500.
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