Author Archives: wsherk

October 2013
Behind the photograph: Tansman and Tiomkin

A recently unearthed letter to Dimitri Tiomkin from Alexandre Tansman set in motion a series of events that brought back in focus the photographs above. Taken in New York by London-born photographer Florence Vandamm, the photographs exhibit many of the … Read More…

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Dallas Symphony Orchestra, October 25-26, 2013

The Dallas Symphony Orchestra presents “Hitchcock!” at Meyerson Symphony Center in Dallas, Texas on October 25 and 26, 2013. Music from Dimitri Tiomkin’s scores for two Alfred Hitchcock films will be performed to picture. Tickets: www.dallassymphony.com Dates: Friday, October 25, … Read More…

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The Hallé, October 5, 2013

The Hallé performs music from High Noon and The Alamo at Bridgewater Hall, located in the center of Manchester, England, on October 5, 2013. Tickets: The Hallé Date: Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Venue: Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, England … Read More…

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September 2013
Cease Fire: High Noon in Korea

by Warren M. Sherk (Fifth in an occasional series on Tiomkin’s lesser-known film scores) “The dramatic story you are about to see was actually filmed on the battlefields of Korea,” declares the opening title card for Cease Fire, a 1953 … Read More…

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50 years ago today: September 25, 1963

Dimitri Tiomkin participated in what is probably the greatest film music concert of all time fifty years ago today at the Hollywood Bowl. Tiomkin conducted music from High Noon (1952) and his song, “The Green Leaves of Summer,” from The … Read More…

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New York Philharmonic Orchestra, September 17-18, 2013

The New York Philharmonic Orchestra presents “Hitchcock!” at Avery Fisher Hall, New York on September 17 and 18, 2013. Music from Dimitri Tiomkin’s scores for two Alfred Hitchcock films will be performed to picture. Tickets: New York Philharmonic Orchestra Dates: … Read More…

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September 16 New York Philharmonic PhilFlash: The Music Behind the Movie

The Music Behind the Movie An Exhibit Presented by the New York Philharmonic Archives and the Margaret Herrick Library of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences In conjunction with THE ART OF THE SCORE: Film Week at the Philharmonic, … Read More…

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August 2013
Tiomkin days in Kremenchug festival report

by Tamara Oskomenko-Parulava Editor’s note: This report was written in Ukrainian; it has been edited for readability in English. “Tiomkin days – 2013 in Kremenchug,” the first large-scale musical theatrical performance dedicated to the world-renowned composer from Kremenchug, Dimitri Tiomkin, … Read More…

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Kremenchug May 2013

“Tiomkin Days 2013 in Kremenchug” took place in mid-May and Olivia Tiomkin and Eileen Shaw traveled to from the U.K.  for the festivities. After arriving at the Kiev Airport, they were transported to Kremenchug where they were greeted by Deputy … Read More…

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July 2013
EW ranks It’s a Wonderful Life 6th greatest film ever

Entertainment Weekly (EW) ranked It’s a Wonderful Life number 6 in the magazine’s July issue, “The 100 All-Time Greatest Movies.” Frank Capra’s holiday classic has been treasured by three generations of filmgoers. Thanks in part to a concert suite published … Read More…

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