Embassy Theatre

Caleb Young, conductor

Pianist Valentina Lisitsa looks back to the glory days of the silver screen, performing the Warsaw Concerto, plus music from Murder on the Orient Express, On Golden Pond and Pride & Prejudice.

Listen to excerpts from Love Story: Piano Themes from Cinema's Golden Age


STEINER — Casablanca Suite (1942)
DAVIS — Main Theme from Pride and Prejudice (1995)
MOZART — Selection from Piano Concerto No. 21 in C major, K. 467 from Elvira Madigan (1967)
NORTH — Love Theme from Spartacus (1960)
ROTA — Legend of Glass Mountain from The Glass Mountain (1949)
WILLIAMS — Dream of Olwen from While I Live (1947)
ROTA (Arr. Mancini) — Love Theme from Romeo and Juliet (1968)
SHOSTAKOVICH — Assault on Beautiful Gorky from The Unforgettable Year 1919 (1951)
                                                            -- Intermission --

SILVESTRI — Main Theme from Back to the Future (1985)
BENNETT — Overture from Murder on the Orient Express (1974) 
NYMAN — The Heart Asks Pleasure First from The Piano (1993) 
GRUSIN — Main Theme from On Golden Pond (1981)
ADDINSELL — Warsaw Concerto from Dangerous Moonlight (1941)
RACHMANINOFF — Selection from Piano Concerto No. 2 in C, Op.18 

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