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3rd Castle Concert: The Master Pieces of Film Music

Heidelberger Schlossfestspiele
Heidelberger Schlossfestspiele
Concert
Schlosshof
Musical Direction

Thrill, romance, silence, fear, terror, magic – whatever feeling needs to be created, it is created by music. Music makes stories come alive by introducing suspense, horror, action and drama. Cinema and films are scarcely imaginable without music and soundtracks. No other than Hollywood’s star director Steven Spielberg said: »I can show in pictures how E.T. propels the bike to leave the ground, but John Williams makes it fly.« 

Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Bernard Herrmann, Ennio Morricone, Jerry Goldsmith, Danny Elfman, Henry Mancini or Miklós Rózsa: Important Hollywood composers created numerous masterpieces of film music that make great pictures, scenes and sequences an experience and that start off the film in your head as soon as you hear the first bars even without seeing the pictures.