Posts tagged as "miklos-rozsa"

Dangerous Moonlight – Piano Classics from the Silver Screen

April 29, 2016

For a variety of reasons, the Romantic piano concerto remains one of the most engaging ambassadors for classical music. In the collective mind of the world audience, the names of Tchaikovsky, Liszt and Rachmaninov are synonymous with large and spectacular musical works during which a symphony orchestra and a dazzling pianist are set to engage […]

Rózsa: Ben Hur; Quo Vadis; Julius Caesar

April 28, 2016

One of the most entertaining composer autobiographies is Miklós Rózsa’s Double Life, first published in 1982 – the same year that he scored his last film (the Steve Martin vehicle Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid). The book’s title is an allusion to Rózsa’s twofold career as a composer of music for the concert hall and for […]