Friday, October 24, 2008

UCLA Philharmonia Halloween Spooktacular Oct. 31

The UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music presents “One Foot in the Grave: The UCLA Philharmonia Halloween Spooktacular”, Friday, Oct. 31st

What: UCLA Philharmonia, the flagship orchestra of the UCLA Herb Alpert School of Music, will perform a special free Halloween concert for the entire UCLA and Los Angeles communities. The concert will feature orchestra and conductor in costume performing musical “masterpieces of the macabre” with narration from the stage.

Featured works include the suite from "Psycho," scary tales by Dvorak and Franck and the U.S. concert premiere of music from the 1970 Hammer Horror classic film, "Taste the Blood of Dracula." There will also be a selection of short silent films accompanied on the Royce Hall organ by UCLA professor and university organist Christoph Bull, and other spooky surprises. This is the first event of its kind at UCLA; audience costumes encouraged!

Neal Stulberg, conductor

When: Friday, October 31, 2008, 8 p.m.

Where: Royce Hall, on the UCLA campus


PARKING: Public parking for the event is available for $9 in Lot 4. Enter the campus at the Sunset Boulevard and Westwood Plaza entrance.

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