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Psycho at the Roundhouse

Film with Orchestra.


Vertigo live to film  .


Psycho live to film.

The Golden Age of Hollywood

Gone with the Wind, Ben Hur ,  Sunset Boulevard ,  Robin Hood ,  Psycho ,  Warsaw Concerto ,  The Sea Hawk ,  Taxi Driver ,  North by Northwest and many more!  .


Psycho Live.

Cinematic Classics

John Williams: Star Wars John Williams: ET Bernard Herrmann: Psycho Barry Gray: Thunderbirds Arthur Bliss: Things to Come  .

Clapham Chamber Concerts

Bernard Herrmann's Souvenirs de Voyage and Beethoven’s Septet.

Émigré: From Hollywood to New York

Herrmann: Overture to North by Northwest Eisler: Kleine Sinfonie Stravinsky: Symphony in Three Movements Dvořák: Cello Concerto Korngold: Adventures of Robin Hood Suite.

Chills in the Chapel: Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho


Gershwin, Herrmann and Bartok

Herrmann: Psycho - suite Schoenberg: Piano Concerto Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue Bartok: The Miraculous Mandarin.

Hollywood Film Composers

Max Steiner: Piano miniatures from Gone with the Wind Franz Waxman: Four Scenes of Childhood for violin and piano Bernard Herrmann: Souvenirs de voyage for clarinet quintet  .

Byron Concert

Although Byron has been dead for 150 years he still exerts as vibrant and forceful an influence on the creative mind as ever he did -- BERNARD HERRMANN     Bernard Herrmann held his last public performance on April 21st 1974, at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane, London.

Salomon Orchestra celebrates Movie Classics

John Williams - Star Wars John Williams - Harry Potter John Williams - E.T.

A Selection of Memorable Film and TV Music from the Past 100 Years

Williams: Star Wars Suite Hermann: Psycho Suite Korngold: Violin Concerto Barry: Dances with Wolves Suite Various: James Bond themes David Arnold: Casino Royale David Arnold/Michael Price: Suite from Sherlock Shostakovich: The Gadfly (selected movements).

Mark Kermode: Film Music Live

Jerry Goldsmith - Planet of the Apes Mike Oldfield arr Ziegler - The Exorcist Bernard Hermann - North By Northwest Bernard Hermann - Taxi Driver Peter Maxwell Davies - The Devils Johnny Greenwood - There Will Be Blood Richard Sherman & Robert Sherman - Mary Poppins Overture Angelo Badalam.

The Genius of Film Music 1960–1980

Alex North: Cleopatra Symphony Nino Rota: The Godfather - A symphonic portrait Franz Waxman: Taras Bulba - The Ride of the Cossacks Bernard Herrmann - Psycho - A narrative for string orchestra Bronislau Kaper: Mutiny on the Bounty Jerry Goldsmith.

Herrmann in Britain

  Introduction New York born Bernard Herrmann had a long relationship with Britain, especially London, which he made his second home in 1961 and primary residence in 1964 after he seperated from his second wife Lucy Anderson.

London on Film

Bernard Herrmann: Hangover Square John Barry: The Ipcress File Howard Shore: Eastern Promises Alexandre Desplat: The King's Speech Pete Townshend: Quadrophenia Burt Bacharach: Alfie Hans Zimmer: Sherlock Holmes  .

20th Century Masters

Bernard Herrmann: Suite from Psycho Benjamin Britten: Serenade for tenor, horn and strings Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings Dmitri Shostakovich: Chamber Symphony in F, Op.73a (arr. Barshai from Quartet No.3) Béla Bartók: Romanian folk dances, Sz.56 arr. Willner for ensemble.

Moby Dick review

The recent Moby Dick recording by Chandos was reviewed by the Guardian:

BBC Proms 2011: Herrmann by Jessica Duchen

An article by Jessica Duchen in the Independent: True fans know the score on cinematic composers.

BBC Proms 2011: The man who made Psycho even scarier

Bernard Herrmann, a film composer born 100 years ago, is the star of the film music Prom says Ivan Hewett:

BBC Proms 2011: The man who made Psycho even scarier

A Blue Plaque for Herrmann

Film Music Journalist Michael Beek has launched a campaign for a proper application to get Herrmann an English Heritage Blue Plaque at one of his London homes. A special panel by English Heritage selects about 12 names a year to be honoured on new plaques.

Hitchcock and Hollywood

Psycho - Bernard Herrmann Vertigo - Bernard Herrmann Marnie - Bernard Herrmann North by Northwest - Bernard Herrmann Torn Curtain - John Addison Strangers on a Train - Dimitri Tiomkin The Man Who Knew Too Much - Bernard Herrmann Rear Window - Franz Waxman.

Music From The Movies

Prom 38: Film Music Prom

Herrmann: The Man Who Knew Too Much Herrmann: Citizen Kane Herrmann: North by Northwest Herrmann: Psycho Morricone: Cinema Paradiso - theme Walton: Henry V - suite (arr. Muir Mathieson) Williams: Star Wars Williams: Schindler's List Williams: Harry Potter (14 mins) Greenwood.

Film Music Gala

Bernard Herrmann Centenary Tribute: Citizen Kane Taxi Driver Psycho North by Northwest Vertigo plus: Zimmer: Gladiator Horner: Avatar Williams: Harry Potter Williams: Star Wars Conti: Rocky Barry: Out of Africa Shore: Lord of the Rings Williams: Jurassic Park Zimmer.

Magic & Horror – Music for Halloween

"Musical highlights will include a famous Phantom, a trip into the underworld as well as a re-enactment of THAT shower scene from Psycho and a musical spell-binding appearance from Britain's favourite wizard.".


Andre Jolivet: Suite Delphique Jonny Greenwood: Smear Bernard Herrmann: The Day the Earth Stood Still Will Gregory: Journey into the Sky Otto Luening: Poem in Cycles and Bells Miklos Rozsa: Spellbound Kraftwerk.

Tippett Quartet

Beethoven String Quartet in A minor, Op.132 Mendelssohn String Quartet No.2 in A minor, Op.13 Herrmann Echoes for String Quartet.

January Concert

Barber: Adagio for Strings Herrmann: Music from Psycho Ives: Quarter-tone Chorale Frankel: Concertante Lirico Elgar: Introduction and Allegro Walton: Two Pieces for Strings.

February Concert

Herrmann: Aubade Firsova: Cello Concerto No. 4 (World Premiere) Mozart: Symphony No. 41 Jupiter.

Herrmann Photo Tour – London

THE PRIVATE HERRMANN By 1961 assignments in Hollywood grew rarer and Herrmann decided to settle in London. At first he split his time between Los Angeles and his Regent’s Park flat but soon found himself spending less and less time in LA.

Music from the Golden Age of Hollywood

Korngold King's Row - Main Title Waxman Prince Valiant - Suite Raksin The Bad and the Beautiful - Theme Kaper Mutiny on the Bounty - Overture Rozsa Madame Bovary - Waltz Porter arr.

Music from the Silver Screen

programme to include: Herrmann: Suite from Psycho Williams: Indiana Jones, Various pieces Legrand: Les Parapluies de Cherbourg Goodwin: 633 Squadron plus works by Rodgers, Hamlisch, Morricone.

Lunchtime Recital

Mozart: Sonata for piano four-hands KV381 in D Major Mozart: Sonata for piano four-hands KV521 in C Major Brahms: Hungarian Dances for piano four-hands nos.11, 12, 16, 17 Herrmann: North By Northwest (arr. Archontides) North: Spartacus Suite (arr. Archontides).

Lunchtime concert

Yannis Constantinides: 8 Dances from the Greek Isles (arr. P. Archontides) Nikos Skalkottas: Four Greek Dances (arr. Dave Smith) Alex North: Spartacus (excerpts; arr. P. Archontides) Alex North: A Streetcar Named Desire (excerpts; arr. P. Archontides) Bernard Herrmann.

Charity Christmas Concert

Christopher Hussey - new work John Williams - Schindlers List Bernard Herrmann - Herrmania Stuart Hancock - music from King Arthur Eric Coates - The Dam Busters Elmer Bernstein - The Magnificent Seven Ron Goodwin - 633 Squadron Henry Mancini - The Pink Panther.

Nightmare Romance – Bernard Herrmann & Alfred Hitchcock

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Nightmare Romance – Bernard Herrmann & Alfred Hitchcock

A very unusual Herrmann event at the Barbican in London on March 17 2006. And here's a very short report. The Music (performed by the BBC Concert Orchestra unless indicated).

BBC Proms 2001: The Great Escape: Hollywood’s Golden Age

Bernstein | Hollywood and the Stars (3 mins) Rózsa | Overture and 'Parade of the Chariots' from Ben-Hur (11 mins) Korngold | 'Old England' and 'Robin Hood and his Merry Men' from Robin Hood (7 mins) Steiner | 'Tara's Theme' from Gone with the Wind (4 mins) Tiomkin | 'Red River', 'Duel in the S.

Shape Silver Jubilee Concert

Dmitry Shostakovich | Suite, The Gadfly Sergey Rachmaninov | Rhapsody on a theme of Paganini Bernard Herrmann | Vertigo Suite Bernard Herrmann | North by Northwest Overture Leonard Bernstein | West Side Story - Symphonic Dances Miklos Rozsa | Ben Hur (Chariot Race) Hall.

BBC Encounters – A Concert Report from London

On October 24 2000 the BBC Concert Orchestra gave a concert showcasing the talents of one of the great saxophonists of our time, John Harle. This was the first of a series of concerts running under the title "Revelations".


Hall: Queen Elizabeth Hall The first concert of a new series by the BBC Concert Orchestra called REVELATIONS. John Harle on Saxophone. Reduced rates for Bernard Herrmann Society members! (contact , +44 (0)20 7765 0646). Program.

The Proms

This year's Promenade Concerts (Proms) are going to feature an evening of film music. Carl Davis will be conducting the BBC Concert Orchestra in a programme that will include Psycho and Vertigo . All of the Proms are broadcast on radio, usually on BBC Radio 3, and some are occasionally televised.
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