Posted by: uclaextensionmusic | May 2, 2012

Danny Elfman Concert!

American Youth Symphony
Sunday, May 6, 2012
UCLA Royce Hall

This concert is the first in a 3 year exploration of the work of four-time Oscar-nominated composer Danny Elfman. While Elfman has composed concert works as well, this is a rare opportunity to hear his film scores performed live!

Alexander Treger, conductor
David Newman, guest conductor
Danny Elfman, composer
Jon Burlingame, host
Women’s Chorus

7 pm Concert
Stravinsky – Suite No. 2 for Small Orchestra
Bartók – Divertimento for Strings
Elfman – Selections from the scores of Batman, Sommersby and Edward Scissorhands
(includes a music to film performance)

4 pm Symposium
Presented in partnership with the Film Music Society, the symposium will feature a discussion of Elfman’s innovative work and include a live performance of excerpts from Errol Morris’ documentary Standard Operating Procedure.


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