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February 2017
Dimitri Tiomkin publicity portraits

In last month’s Behind the photograph: Dimitri Tiomkin portrait by Gyenes we took a look at a picture of the composer taken by a master photographer in Spain. This month we examine more portraits from Tiomkin’s lengthy career. In Hollywood, the standard … Read More…

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Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology featured on Mark! My Words on Music, February 2016

Dr. Mark Evans, author of Soundtrack: The Music of the Movies, has posted a video review of the Dimitri Tiomkin Anthology on YouTube. His program, “Mark! My Words,” can be found on radio and television and in-print as a newspaper column. In the six-minute … Read More…

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January 2017
Behind the photograph: Dimitri Tiomkin portrait by Gyenes

This portrait of Dimitri Tiomkin in black-tie formal, arms crossed, and smiling was taken by Gyenes at his studio in Madrid. The Hungarian-born photographer, Gyenes János, spent most of his life working in Spain as Juan Gyenes (1912-1995). Gyenes, now … Read More…

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Oregon Symphony, December 17, 2016

The Oregon Symphony presents “It’s a Wonderful Life” in Portland, Oregon, on December 17, 2016. Dimitri Tiomkin’s music score for It’s a Wonderful Life will be performed live to picture. Date: Saturday, December 17, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Venue: Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, … Read More…

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Minnesota Orchestra, December 17-18, 2016

The Minnesota Orchestra presents “It’s a Wonderful Life in Concert: Complete Film with Live Orchestra” in Minneapolis, on December 17 and 18, 2016. Dimitri Tiomkin’s music score for It’s a Wonderful Life will be performed live to picture. Date: Friday, … Read More…

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Symphoria, December 17, 2016

Symphoria presents “It’s a Wonderful Life” as part of their “Home for the Holidays” concert in Syracuse, New York, on December 17, 2016. The Hal Leonard suite showcasing Dimitri Tiomkin’s music for the film will be performed with ballet choreography. Date: … Read More…

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December 2016
Celebrate the 70th anniversary of It’s a Wonderful Life

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences kicked off the holiday season with a gala 70th anniversary screening of It’s a Wonderful Life on November 21 in the Samuel Goldwyn Theater in Beverly Hills. The screening of Frank Capra’s … Read More…

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Cleveland Orchestra, December 8-9, 2016

The Cleveland Orchestra presents “At the Movies — It’s a Wonderful Life ‘Live’” in Cleveland, Ohio, on December 8 and 9, 2016. Dimitri Tiomkin’s music score for It’s a Wonderful Life will be performed live to picture. Date: Friday, December … Read More…

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Houston Symphony Orchestra, December 9, 2016

The Houston Symphony Orchestra presents “It’s a Wonderful Life” in Houston, Texas, on December 9, 2016. Dimitri Tiomkin’s music score for It’s a Wonderful Life will be performed live to picture. Date: Friday, December 9, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Venue: … Read More…

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Chicago Symphony Orchestra, December 9, 10, and 11, 2016

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra presents “It’s a Wonderful Life ‘Live’” in Chicago, Illinois, on December 9, 10, and 11, 2016. Dimitri Tiomkin’s music score for It’s a Wonderful Life will be performed live to picture. Date: Friday, December 9, 2016 … Read More…

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