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Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, June 6, 2014

The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra presents “Heroes and Superheroes” at Symphony Hall, Birmingham, United Kingdom on Friday, June 6, 2014. Tickets: Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Dates: Friday, June 6, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. Venue: Symphony Hall, Birmingham, United Kingdom Program … Read More…

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New Images uploaded, June 1, 2014

We’ve upgraded our memory for this site which will allow us to share many more images, including photographs and poster art. For starters there are 35 new images, including the one at the right in “New Images, May 2014,” to … Read More…

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May 2014
Behind the photograph: Hairston and Tiomkin

New or overlooked sources and resources often shed light on distant history. This month we were able to properly identify the photograph above through a newspaper archive documenting a local Los Angeles paper. Dimitri Tiomkin is on the conductor’s stand … Read More…

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21st Century Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, October 18-19, 2014

The 21st Century Symphony Orchestra and Chorus presents “Western Music in Concert” at the KKL Luzern Konzertsaal in Lucerne on October 18 and 19, 2014. Music from Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for High Noon will be performed. Tickets: KKL Luzern Date: Saturday, … Read More…

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Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra, November 7-9, 2014

The Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra presents “Hitchcock!” at Bass Performance Hall, Fort Worth, Texas, on November 7, 8, and 9, 2014. Music from Dimitri Tiomkin’s scores for two Alfred Hitchcock films will be performed to picture. Tickets: Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra … Read More…

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April 2014
Site upgrade in progress

As our site undergoes a much-needed upgrade, please bear with us.

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Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Edinburgh, December 12, 2014

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra presents “Hollywood Christmas” at Usher Hall in Edinburgh on December 12, 2014. A suite from Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for It’s a Wonderful Life will be performed along with selections from Polar Express, Home Alone, The Nightmare Before … Read More…

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Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Glasgow, December 13, 2014

The Royal Scottish National Orchestra presents “Hollywood Christmas” at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on December 13, 2014. Richard Kaufman will conduct a suite from Dimitri Tiomkin’s score for It’s a Wonderful Life, along with other holiday selections from Polar Express, Home … Read More…

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March 2014
Wild Is the Wind, live from George Michael

Singer George Michael’s latest album, Symphonica, now in release from Island Records includes a live concert version of Dimitri Tiomkin’s song, “Wild is the Wind” from the film of the same name. Symphonica’s eclectic mix of songs ranges from Tin … Read More…

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February 2014
Music by Tiomkin opens Sochi closing ceremonies to high acclaim

by Warren M. Sherk Music by Dimitri Tiomkin opened the Sochi Winter Olympics Closing Ceremonies today to high acclaim. An international audience was treated to nearly 10 minutes of thematic music Tiomkin composed for the Hollywood films It’s a Wonderful … Read More…

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