The Colorado Symphony Orchestra announced its Symphony at the Movies lineup and it’s sure to please movie and music lovers alike. The four event series which starts at the end of this month and runs through May 2014 brings classic films to the big screen while accompanying them with live renditions of their iconic scores, as part of the 2013/2014 Pops Series.
Frankenstein Double Feature – just in time for Halloween
Sat October 26, 2013 7:30pm
She’s Alive!!! James Whales’ 1935 classic horror film – starring Boris Karloff and Elsa Lanchester – comes to life in a full evening presentation with Franz Waxman’s fantastic score played live. After Bride of Frankenstein, we’ll keep the fun going with a screening of Mel Brooks’s classic comedy Young Frankenstein.
*Please note that Young Frankenstein will be presented without live orchestration.
Singin’ In the Rain
Sat January 11, 2014 7:30pm
Topping the American Film Institute’s list of 25 Greatest Movie Musicals of all time, this film masterpiece comes to life with live orchestral accompaniment and iconic on-screen performances by Gene Kelly, Donald O’Connor and Debbie Reynolds.
Sat February 8, 2014 7:30pm
This 1942 American romantic film classic tells the dramatic story of a man torn between love and virtue and features iconic performances by Humphrey Bogart, Ingrid Bergman and Paul Henreid in a full-feature evening, with Max Steiner’s Oscar-nominated score played live! Here’s looking at you kid.
Sat May 10, 2014 2:30pm & 6:00pm
Join us for a thrilling performance of Disney’s groundbreaking marriage of symphonic music and animation, Fantasia. Magnificent repertoire from the original 1940 version and Fantasia 2000, including The Sorcerer’s Apprentice, Beethoven’s Fifth Symphony and The Nutcracker Suite, will be performed while Disney’s stunning footage is shown on the big screen. Experience iconic moments and childhood favorites as you never have before!
Presentation licensed by Disney Concert Library ©Disney
All events will take place at the Boettcher Concert hall and will be led by resident conductor Scott O’Neil.
Tickets start at just $25 and packages for all four concerts range between $80-282 depending on seating. Packages entitle purchasers to full subscriber benefits (free exchanges, discounts on additional tickets, priority notice of additional concerts, and a savings of 20% of regular ticket prices). Click here for more info.
The Symphony at the Movies series is sponsored by Arrow Electronics.
Some of these dates are far out, but mark your calendars now!
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