Lights, Camera...OSCARS (November)
- Category: 2013 - 2014 Season
- Last Updated: Thursday, 07 November 2013 11:54:56 AM
La Porte Civic Auditorium
Saturday, November 16, 2013 – 7:30pm
6 pm Dinner, 7:30 pm Concert
Get ready for a magical night of powerful and beautiful music which is sure to take you on an emotional journey as we salute the Oscars and the movies that won them.
Join us for an exciting evening of red carpet entrances, actors and surprises all in a cinematic salute of Hollywood’s greatest film scores. Featured composers will include John Williams, Hans Zimmer, Howard Shore, Eric Korngold and more. Enjoy music from classic movies as well as today’s popular flicks.
Movies that you will enjoy include a wide range of familiar melodies such as: "Tara's Theme" in Gone with the Wind, that familiar whistled tune in Bridge on the River Kwai, a moving tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch and Charles Steck's famous trumpet solo from the Godfather score.
Younger audience members may be eager to go "Over the Rainbow" with the Wizard of Oz or find "a Friend in Me" with Pixar's Toy Story or "Feel the Love Tonight" with Disney's Lion King. For the grandiose orchestrations that depict epic tales the audience will enjoy Sea Hawk, Doctor Zhivago, Silverado, Forrest Gump, The Patriot, The Chronicles of Narnia, Gladiator and The Hobbit.