America at the Movies
with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Wednesday 18 September 2013, 7.30pm
ELMER BERNSTEIN The Magnificent Seven Theme
BERNARD HERRMANN Vertigo Suite
HOWARD SHORE Theme from Ed Wood
MIKLÓS RÓSZA Spellbound Concerto
JOHN WILLIAMS The Raiders March
DAVID RAKSIN Theme from Laura
DANNY ELFMAN Batman
BERNARD HERRMANN Taxi Driver
LEONARD BERNSTEIN On the Waterfront
Presenter Mark Kermode
Conductor Robert Ziegler
Piano Martin Roscoe
Theremin Lydia Kavina
The first full-length film scores were composed nearly one hundred years ago, and represent a sparkling journey of musical and creative innovations from fifties epics to sci-fi fantasies. Come and experience the technicolour sound to match the magic of Hollywood in a concert culminating in Bernstein's searing score to one of the greatest films of all time On the Waterfront.
Tickets £10-£29: BBC National Orchestra of Wales Audience Line 0800 052 1812
St David's Hall Box Office: 02920 878 444
How to get there
- Central Bus Station - Approximately five minutes' walk away.
- Cardiff Central Station - Approximately five minutes' walk away. Cardiff Queen Street Station - Approximately five minutes' walk away.
- When using Satellite Navigation Systems to get to St David's Hall Stage Door, please key in the Post Code: CF10 2DP.
- Facilities for wheelchair users include level floors, toilet facilities (in the Restaurant and on Levels 2, 3, 4 and 5) and low level counters at the Box Office, Cloakroom and Level 3 Bar. Wheelchair users plus one companion can book seats at the rear of the stalls at the lowest ticket price available, subject to availability, for the performance. Customers with walking difficulties may find that stalls seats offer the best access. An infra red system is available in the auditorium (excluding Tier 5) and can be used with or without a hearing aid. Please inform Box Office staff at time of booking and full user instructions will be supplied when you arrive for the event. Guide dogs are welcome. Please inform the Box Office when you book tickets.