The Sounds of Cinema
Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 6:30 pm
Pine Lake Park
228th Ave SE and SE 24th St
Sammamish, WA 98075
The Sammamish Symphony presents a program of great music used in, and written for, hit films spanning eight decades. The concert will represent the cinematic worlds of comedy, drama, musical comedy, romance, horror, science fiction and fantasy. Conductor Adam Stern, a rabid film buff himself, will provide commentary on the various selections from the podium.
Friday, August 21, 2015 at 7:30 pm
303 Front Street North
Issaquah, WA 98027
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On this day, July 2nd
- Christoph Willibald Gluck, Bohemian composer, in 1714.
- Earle Beown, American composer, in 2002.
- Ramiro Cortés, American composer, in 1984.
- Franz Xaver Pokorny, Bohemian composer, in 1794.
Beethoven was completely deaf by the time he wrote his ninth symphony. He conducted the orchestra at the premiere and although the audience gave a standing ovation at the end of the work, Beethoven didn't realize it until someone turned him to face the audience.