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On Hollywood and Weimar
The Songs of European Composers from the Golden Age of Film

This show is dedicated to the memory of Glen Roven.

New show from Royal Road Productions, starring soprano Karyn Levitt and Pianist Jed Distler (available for booking)

Many of Hollywood’s greatest film scores were written by émigré and exiled composers who fled Nazi Europe for Southern California. Musical geniuses like Kurt Weill, Max Steiner, Erich Korngold, and Dimitri Tiomkin brought from their respective homelands the highest level of culture, which they poured into American film music. From dusty westerns and sweeping romances to the thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock, "On Hollywood and Weimar” celebrates the blending of the old world and the new to produce the uniquely hybrid sound of Hollywood's Golden Age, with songs performed by soprano Karyn Levitt and pianist Jed Distler.

Thursday, June 6, 2019, 7:00 PM
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York Theatre
619 Lexington Ave
New York, NY

On Hollywood and Weimar
Karyn Levitt - Soprano Karyn Levitt as Yvette Karyn Levitt with Hanns Eisler Trio Songs for Mother Courage Karyn Levitt with Tom LaMark at Carnegie Hall Karyn Levitt at Mariposa Museum