Monday, March 08, 2010

Miklos Rozsa and Double Indemnity

Each season, the Elgin Symphony Orchestra has a festival highlighting a particular composer. This season's festival is called Exiles in Hollywood, featuring the concert music of Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Miklos Rozsa and Franz Waxman. In conjuction the ESO, the Gail Borden Public Library will be showing a trio of films scored by these giants of movie music.

The first film in the series will be Double Indemnity...Tuesday, March 9, 2010 at 1pm. I will be introducing the film, talking about Miklos Rozsa's score and film noir. We will be performing Miklos Rozsa's Overture to a Symphony Concert on our May Classic Series.

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