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London blog guide, October 2011

Warren M. Sherk’s London blog October 23: Strangers on a Train screens at Barbican Cinema October 24: London Voices rehearse Tiomkin at the Barbican October 25: London Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, 25 October October 26: London Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, 26 October … Read More…

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London: Coda

by Warren M. Sherk Reporting from London, October 31, 2011 Thanks to the London Symphony Orchestra and the Barbican Centre, Londoners had an unprecedented opportunity to experience the film music of Dimitri Tiomkin through concerts and film screenings throughout the … Read More…

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Dial M for Murder screens at Barbican Cinema

by Warren M. Sherk Reporting from London, October 30, 2011 The concluding event in a near month-long celebration of the music of Dimitri Tiomkin took place at the Barbican Cinema 1 on Sunday. From the stage, I introduced the matinee … Read More…

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London Symphony Orchestra concert report

by Warren M. Sherk Reporting from London, October 29, 2011 The London Symphony Orchestra concert, “The Film Music of Dimitri Tiomkin,” at Barbican Hall on Thursday night was an overwhelming success. Many of the works on the program have been … Read More…

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LSO St. Luke’s Fusion Orchestra concert report

by Warren M. Sherk Reporting from London, October 28, 2011 The LSO St. Luke’s Fusion Orchestra took over the Barbican Freestage on Thursday night for 30 minutes beginning at 6:45 p.m. A crowd started gathering well before that as the … Read More…

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Pre-concert talk with Richard Kaufman, Patrick Russ, and Neil Percy

by Warren M. Sherk Reporting from London, October 30, 2011 LSO principal percussionist Neil Percy joined conductor Richard Kaufman and orchestrator Patrick Russ on the Barbican Hall stage prior to Thursday night’s concert. The well-prepared Percy asked a number of … Read More…

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The Film Music of Dimitri Tiomkin, 28 October

by Warren M. Sherk Reporting from London, October 28, 2011 On Thursday, 27 October, the final orchestra rehearsal took place in the afternoon. By the time the players were excused at 5:45 p.m., there was less than thirty minutes to … Read More…

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London Symphony Orchestra events today, 27 October

by Warren M. Sherk Reporting from London, October 27, 2011 The final rehearsal for the London Symphony Orchestra concert, Symphonic Hollywood: The Music of Dimitri Tiomkin, will take place this afternoon. This evening’s concert is going to be fantastic and … Read More…

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London Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, 26 October

by Warren M. Sherk Reporting from London, October 26, 2011 The second London Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, in preparation for Thursday night’s concert, “Symphonic Hollywood: The Music of Dimitri Tiomkin” took place at Barbican Hall this morning. The first hour was … Read More…

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London Symphony Orchestra rehearsal, 25 October

by Warren M. Sherk Reporting from London, October 25, 2011 The London Symphony Orchestra, in preparation for Thursday night’s concert, “Symphonic Hollywood: The Music of Dimitri Tiomkin,” rehearsed at the Barbican Hall this morning. As the orchestra and conductor Richard … Read More…

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