New York Philharmonic Goes to the Movies at David Geffen Hall
David Geffen Hallhttp://nyphil.org/
10 Lincoln Center Plaza, New York, NY 10023
The New York Philharmonic offers an amuse bouche to the official opening of their upcoming 2018/2019 season with a series of films showcasing the the full compliment of its members providing the live soundtrack to each of the screenings. The schedule of films to be presented over the course of the entire season are There Will Be Blood, 2001: A Space Odyssey, Home Alone and a special event with Bugs Bunny and some of his Looney Tunes friends. More details for this Art of the Score series are below:
The Philharmonic performs Jonny Greenwood’s riveting film score as the powerful, Oscar-nominated film starring Academy Award winner Daniel Day-Lewis is projected above the Orchestra on a giant screen.
Experience this spectacle of sight and sound as the New York Philharmonic performs classical favorites ranging from Richard Strauss’s Also sprach Zarathustra and Johann Strauss II’s On the Beautiful Blue Danube to Ligeti’s Atmosphères alongside a screening of Stanley Kubrick’s landmark science-fiction classic.
Joshua Bell reprises his movie debut, joining the New York Philharmonic for a live to film performance of John Corigliano’s Oscar-winning score to The Red Violin — the story of a violin’s epic journey from 18th-century Italy to 1997 Montreal.
Don’t miss this holiday blockbuster as the Philharmonic performs John Williams’s score live to the film that proved to be the breakout performance of Macauley Culkin’s career.
Classical music gets a fun twist with the Wascally Wabbit and friends. Enjoy classic Looney Tunes projected on the big screen, with their original scores performed live by the Philharmonic. Created by George Daugherty & David Ka Lik Wong.
Cover: Bugs Bunny in a Looney Tunes feature with the New York Philharmonic; courtesy of the NY Philharmonic.