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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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Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, December 15-16, 2016

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra presents “Movie and Music: It’s a Wonderful Life” in Baltimore, Maryland, on December 15 and 16, 2016. Dimitri Tiomkin’s music score for It’s a Wonderful Life will be performed live to picture. Date: Thursday, December 15, … Read More…

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November 2016
It’s a Wonderful Life 70th anniversary screening at Academy in Los Angeles

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences will screen It’s a Wonderful Life on November 21. Don’t miss this screening of the film celebrating its 70th anniversary this holiday season. Frank Capra’s holiday classic, a perennial Christmas favorite, has been … Read More…

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October 2016
Tiomkin honors Mahalia Jackson, March 1961

Last month’s post concluded with a letter from music director Johnny Green to Tiomkin thanking him for bringing Mahalia Jackson to the cast for the incomparable concert “Music from Hollywood” at the Hollywood Bowl in 1963. And for hosting a … Read More…

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September 2016
Johnny Green and Dimitri Tiomkin

When it came to creative talent and the movies, Hollywood was a close-knit town during the classic studio era from the 1930s through 1950s. And even though Dimitri Tiomkin was able to work freelance during those years and avoid signing … Read More…

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August 2016
Where in the world is Dimitri Tiomkin’s music?

During his lifetime Dimitri Tiomkin lived in Russia, Germany, France, the U.S., and the U.K. Films brought his music to audiences around the world. Today his music is heard in film screenings, television and cable broadcasts, concerts, and more. And … Read More…

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