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New York, NY (Dracula Live to Film with Michael Riesman at LPR)
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LPR X: Philip Glass’ “Dracula” Live Score with Film – Michael Riesman, Piano
Tue July 3rd, 2018
Minimum Age: All Ages
Doors Open: 6:30PM
Show Time: 7:30PM
Event Ticket: $15 / $20
Day of Show: $20 / $25
Join Michael Riesman, long-time music director of the Philip Glass Ensemble for a memorable and spooky evening when he presents Philip Glass’ score to the 1931 classic DRACULA live to film. Tod Browning’s classic film never had its own proper film score. In 1998, on commission from Universal Pictures, Glass composed a score for the Kronos Quartet which became a best-selling record and was taken on the road with Glass, Kronos, and Riesman. The new score provided structure, pacing, and a new emotional element which had never existed before.
In 2007, Riesman created and premiered a new arrangement for solo piano, a version which was captured on album on Orange Mountain Music. The gothic tinge of the score became even darker when played on piano and the light-hearted humorous moments even funnier. Come join us for this new take on an old classic.
“Michael Riesman’s solo performance of his arrangement of my Dracula score is a sweeping romantic tour de force and not to be missed.” —Philip Glass