California, USA State/Region

A Summer Concert

A Herrmannesque programme: Verdi, Overture to La Forza del Destino Debussy, Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Herrmann, Suite from Vertigo Dukas, Fanfare from La Peri Delius, Walk to the Paradise Garden Tchaikovsky, Suite from Sleeping Beauty  .

Cinematic Sounds

Bernard Herrmann - Vertigo: Scène d’Amour James Horner - Pas de Deux Leonard Bernstein - On the Waterfront (Symphonic Suite from the film) George Gershwin - Shall We Dance: Finale and Coda.


Vertigo - Film with live score  .

Visions of America: Ameriques


Great Movies/Great Music

Cloak and Dagger is the theme of our Masterworks IV Concert, featuring music from great spy films, including the "James Bond" series, "Mission: Impossible", "North By Northwest" and more at Visalia Fox Theatre!  .

Music from the Cinema!

Richard Strauss - Also Sprach Zarathustra ("2001") Howard Shore - Symphonic Suite from "Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring" John Williams - Escapades from "Catch Me If You Can" Bernard Herrmann - Vertigo Suite John Williams - Harry Potter Symphonic Suite John Williams - Star Wars.


Vertigo live to film  .

The Big Picture: Hitchcock!

Suspense! Sinister plots! Mistaken identities! This year's Big Picture is a thrilling tribute to the classic films of Alfred Hitchcock.

Farallon Quintet

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Steven Smith to introduce Vertigo in San Francisco

The San Francisco Symphony performs the score of Hitchcock’s Vertigo along with the film on November 1. One hour prior to the presentation of Vertigo on November 1, Steven Smith will give an informal talk from the Davies Symphony Hall stage to shed light on the working relationship of Alfred Hitchcock and Bernard Herrmann.


Varese Sarabande 35th Anniversary Holiday Gala

A Christmas Carol by Bernard Herrmann (performed in a radio broadcast style) and Traditional Holiday Favorites  .

Music from the Movies with Mark Hamill

Erich Wolfgang Korngold - Overture to The Sea Hawk Bernard Herrmann - Psycho Suite Miklós Rózsa - Parade of the Charioteers from Ben-Hur Danny Elfman (Arr. N. Raine) - Theme from Batman John Williams - Superman March John Barry (Arr. N.

John Mauceri – Music In The Life Of A Great City

Richard Strauss - Salomé.


Hitchcock Film Week Part 1 Psycho live with Orchestra  .

Hitchcock! Greatest Hits

Hitchcock Film Week Part 4: Lyn Murray To Catch a Thief Opening titles and The Cat Escapes Bernard Herrmann Vertigo Scene 1: Opening titles and Rooftop Chase Scene 2: Scene d’amour Dimitri Tiomkin Strangers on a Train Scene 1: Opening and Feet to the Station Scene 2.

Vertigo Film with the San Francisco Symphony

Hitchcock Film Week Part 3: US PREMIERE of Vertigo with Orchestra The SFS performs Bernard Herrmann’s score to Hitchcock’s 1958 psychological thriller Vertigo—presented here for the first time with live orchestral accompaniment.

A Night at the Movies

Miklos Rozsa - Ben-Hur John Barry - Dances with Wolves Henry Mancini - A Tribute to Henry Mancini: Richard Addinsell - Warsaw Concerto Bernard Herrmann - Psycho John Williams - Schindler's List James Horner - Titanic Aaron Copland - Our Town John Williams - Star Wars  .

The 5 Browns: A City Lights Concert

Psycho with Orchestra

Psycho - Film with Orchestra    .

Enhanced: Tales Intensified

Bernard HERRMANN (1911–1975): Psycho Suite for Strings (1960) André CAPLET (1878–1925): The Mask of the Red Death (1922–1923) Ottorino RESPIGHI (1879–1936): Il tramonto (1914) Igor STRAVINSKY (1882–1971): Histoire du soldat (1918).

Symphonic Cinema

Bernard Herrmann - Psycho Bernard Herrmann - The Day The Earth Stood Still Bernard Herrmann - Taxi Driver Jerry Goldsmith - Chinatown Alex North - A Streetcar Named Desire and more.

Halloween Fright Night 9

Herrmann Centenary – Steven C. Smith signing

at the bookstore Every Picture Tells a Story in Santa Monica, CA on Friday, 24th June at 6:30,

This will be followed by a showing of CITIZEN KANE/THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS across the street at the Aero Theater on Friday, 24th June at 7:30.

He will also be introducing VERTIGO at the Aero on Sunday, 26th June at 7:30.

Lost Things Found

Herrmann: Little Girl Lost (World Concert Premiere) etc .

At the Movies with the San Francisco Symphony

Newman: 20th Century Fox Fanfare Korngold: Music from The Sea Hawk Herrmann: Theme from North By Northwest Jarre: Overture from Lawrence of Arabia Barry: James Bond Themes Barry: Music from Out of Africa Kamen: Overture from Robin Hood Prince of Thieves Danny Elfman.

Pacific Standard Time: The Hollywood Sound

Program to include music by Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Bernard Herrmann, Alex North, Elmer Bernstein, Jerry Goldsmith and John Williams. .

Classical Contrasts

Shostakovich: Festive Overture Mussorsky: Pictures at an Exibition Williams: Memoirs of a Geisha - Sayuri's Theme Goldsmith: Fireworks Herrmann: For the Fallen (conducted by William Stromberg).


Tiomkin: Dial M for Murder Tiomkin: I Confess Waxman: Rear Window Rozsa: Spellbound Herrmann: Vertigo Herrmann: Psycho Herrmann: Marnie Benjamin: Storm Clouds Cantata.

Larry Goldings plays film music

Music by Herrmann, Rota, Bernstein, Mancini, etc.

Halloween Instrumental Concert

Moby Dick

Bernstein: Overture to Candide Barber: Adagio for Strings Copland: Appalachian Spring Herrmann: Moby Dick.

The Height of Romanticism

Bernard Herrmann: Suite from Vertigo (cond by John Kendall Bailey) Scott Amendola: Fade to Orange - World Premiere Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4.

The Greatest Generation

COPLAND: Fanfare for the Common Man HERRMANN: For the Fallen WEILL: Walt Whitman Songs GOULD: Amber Waves DAUGHERTY: Mount Rushmore for Chorus and Orchestra.

Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho with the San Francisco Symphony

Tribute to Bernard Herrmann

The Day the Earth Stood Still King of the Khyber Rifles A Portrait of Hitch (from The Trouble With Harry) The Naked and The Dead North By Northwest Scherzo Macabre (from Jason and the Argonauts) It's Alive! and world premiere of William Malpede's "Eye of the Storm: A Portrait of Benny".


Organist Stephan Tharp opens the program with adaptations of "The Man Who Knew Too Much", "Vertigo" and "Psycho". Then organist Christoph Bull provides a live improvised score to the early Hitchcock silent film "The Lodger".

Legends of American Film Music

Herrmann: Citizen Kane Raksin: Laura Williams: Superman, ET The Sound of Music etc Quote: "The first half honors composers of 20th Century Fox: Alfred Newman, Bernard Herrmann, David Raksin and John Williams.

John Williams: Music from the City of Angels

KORNGOLD Suite from The Private Lives of Elizabeth and Essex NORTH "Forest Meeting" and March from Spartacus HERRMANN "Scene d'Amour" from Vertigo WAXMAN Excerpts from Sunset Blvd.

Herrmann Photo Tour – The Bernard Herrmann Papers

Bill Wrobel gives us a peak inside the Bernard Herrmann archives at the Department of Special Collections, Donald C. Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara, and score samples from UCLA Music Library Special Collections.

Haunted Hamlisch

Cinema to Symphony: How Movies Become Music

Rozsa: Toccata Capricciosa for solo cello Korngold: Songs for Baritone and Piano (with film clips from "The Sea Hawk") Chihara: Minidoka for Clarinet, Viola, Harp and Percussion (with film clips from "Farewell to Manzanar") Herrmann: Souvenirs du Voyage for Clarinet and String Quartet.

Halloween Fright Night

Hans Salter & Paul Dessau: House of Frankenstein, Suite Frank Skinner: Abott and Costello meet Frankenstein, Main Title Max Steiner: King Kong, Suite Bernard Herrmann: Mysterious Island, Suite Bernard Herrmann: On Dangerous Ground, Death Hunt Irving Gertz: Deadly Mantis Joseph LoDuca.

Tunes from the Crypt

Night on Bald Mountain - Modest Mussorgsky Danse Macabe - Camille Saint Saens Funeral March of a Marionette - Charles Gounod Symphonie Fantastique (Excerpts) - Hector Berlioz Nightmare Before Christmas Suite - Danny Elfman Prelude and Murder from Psycho - Bernard Herrmann Harry Potter Symphonic Suit.

Shadows and Light

Mozart: "Eine Kleine Nachtmusik" Herrmann: "Psycho Suite" Borodin: "Nocturne" Assad: "Dreamscape" Strauss.

Movie Medley

Bernstein: Symphonic Suite from On the Waterfront Rachmaninov: Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini, Opus 43 Herrmann: Suite from Psycho Rozsa: Spellbound Concerto Williams: Suite from E.T.

Tribute to the Movies

Los Angeles, October 1996 Esa-Pekka Salonen conducting the Los Angeles Philharmonic The Los Angeles Philharmonic recently performed excerpts from four Herrmann scores, at a Tribute to the Movies concert fundraiser.
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