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October 2019

The National Science and Media Museum’s Widescreen Weekend this year includes CARMEN JONES (Otto Preminger 1954)

  • DATE: Saturday 12 October 2019
  • TIME: 13.30
  • LOCATION: Pictureville Cinema

with an introduction by composer Gary Yershon.

September 2019

Two working class couples go on a day trip to Brighton which ends in disaster. Premiere: 28 September 2019, Dinard Film Festival more details IMDb.../ ➝

August 2019
10th September 2019 – 17th November 2019
Samuel J Friedman Theatre
261 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036

The Height of the Storm by Florian Zeller,  starring 2-time Tony and Olivier Award winner Jonathan Pryce and 3-time Olivier Award winner Eileen Atkins reprising their roles from the play’s widely acclaimed West End run. Directed by Jonathan Kent.

August 2019

Story songs at The Crazy Coqs – Brasserie Zédel

Gary Yershon returns to his first love of singing as he presents a celebration of the art of telling stories in song. With Liza Sadovy and Tom Foskett-Barnes.

June 2019

From 1.30–5.30pm June 21st 2019 Join us for another gathering of theatre practitioners – this time specialising in stage design: set designers, scene painters, prop makers, installation artists. This one-off symposium will bring together established and emerging artists, as well as those who engage with the business of design, such as commissioning agencies and agents. […].../ ➝

April 2019

Friday 26th April   6.30pm

Preceded by a musical introduction by composer and member of the Academy of Motion Picture, Gary Yershon

Special Screening in memory of multi-Oscar winner Michel Legrand, as part of The Craft of Film: Academy of Motion Picture at Ciné Lumière.

April 2019

Topsy-Turvy (12A) + ScreenTalk with Lindy Hemming

Oscar®-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming joins the film’s musical director Gary Yershon in conversation following Mike Leigh’s gloriously entertaining musical about Gilbert and Sullivan.

March 2019

Barbican Concert Hall, 7 & 11 March 2019

London Symphony Orchestra

Composer: Gary Yershon

Text: Arnold Lobel

Conductor: Felix Mildenberger

Reciter: Lucy Griffiths

March 2019

We are living through a particularly rich period in expressive movement. But what opportunities are there for practitioners from such a wide range of disciplines, traditions and approaches, to enter into dialogue with each other?

Shaping the Stage provides such an opportunity with an exciting line-up of guests.

The event will be chaired by Gary Yershon (Associate Artist of The Old Vic and RSC).

January 2019

Story songs at The Crazy Coqs – Brasserie Zédel

Gary Yershon returns to his first love of singing as he presents a celebration of the art of telling stories in song. With Liza Sadovy and Tom Foskett-Barnes

January 2019
Thu 17 January 2019
Institut français du Royaume-Uni, 17 Queensberry Place, London SW7 2DT
Followed by a Q&A with actress Leslie Caron, moderated by Gary Yershon.
October 2018

Peterloo on general release in the UK from Friday Nov 2nd read Independent review here see Guardian review here see PETERLOO teaser-trailer here Peterloo: London festival film to premiere in Manchester.../ ➝

September 2018

Timeline no 5: UK Scores This event will present the history and impact of UK scores from The 39 Steps (1935) to Ex Machina (2014), presented by Academy Award-nominated composer Gary Yershon, followed by a Q&A. Timeline is a series of events that focus on the artistry of both music and sound in film, from […].../ ➝

September 2018

The Height of the Storm is a beautifully compelling family drama by Florian Zeller, “the most exciting playwright of our time” (The Guardian). Starring two of the greatest actors of their generation on stage together for the first time, this major new play from the writer of Olivier Award-Winning The Father is a searing exploration of love, compassion and the fragility of […].../ ➝

August 2018

Jed Kurzel (Assassin’s Creed, Alien: Covenant, Jupiter’s Moon) COMPOSING FOR FILM:  August 24th 10:00-11:30  in conversation with Gary Yershon more here.../ ➝

August 2018

The National Science and Media Museum’s world-renowned celebration of cinema technology, Widescreen Weekend, today announces the programme for its 22nd edition (11–14 October 2018). Widescreen Weekend 2018 features special guests, classic films, blockbusters, restorations, and anniversary screenings galore, all showing in widescreen format thanks to the museum’s unique cinema facilities. Films showing in the festival […].../ ➝

June 2018

Julius Caesar, Sunday 17 June on BBC FOUR The entire Trilogy – Julius Caesar, Henry IV and The Tempest – available on iPlayer following the broadcast. Find out more about the making of the Trilogy here. The Donmar’s all-female Shakespeare Trilogy, directed by Phyllida Lloyd will be made available across the UK from Sunday 17 June as […].../ ➝

May 2018

Oscar Scores: La La Land (12A) + ScreenTalk with Justin Hurwitz 3.30 p.m. 26th May 2018 Cinema 2 Damien Chazelle’s glorious musical masterpiece follows aspiring actress Mia (Emma Stone) and jazz pianist Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) as they embark on a whirlwind romance. Ambitious and conflicted, cracks in their relationship begin to emerge, but can their love hold […].../ ➝

April 2018

Timeline: European Film Scores Part of Timeline: the story of music and sound in film Thursday 19 April, 7pm Tickets £5 and includes a pre-event drink Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre, Malet Street, London WC1E 7JN Composer and scholar Miguel Mera, Reader in Music at City University and authority on European film music, presents a survey of […].../ ➝

February 2018

Gary’s chapter in The Composer on Screen: Essays on Classical Music Biopics, edited by Paul Fryer. available via bookshops or order direct from McFarland Books here or from Amazon UK (hardback/e-book) here .../ ➝

January 2018

Timeline: Hollywood Scores Part of Timeline: the story of music and sound in film Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre, Malet Street Thu 18 January, 7pm Tickets £5 Royal Academy of Dramatic Art Jerwood Vanbrugh Theatre, Malet Street, London WC1E 7JN This event will present the history and impact of Hollywood scores and the approaches of different studios, in conversation […].../ ➝

September 2017

Oscar® Scores: Up (U) + ScreenTalk with Michael Giacchino 7pm 18th October 2017 Cinema 2 Desperate to fulfil a lifelong dream, 78 year old Carl Fredricksen (Edward Asner) attaches thousands of balloons to his house in an attempt to fly away to the South American wilderness. Unbeknownst to the unorthodox jet-setter, he picks up an accidental […].../ ➝

September 2017

Join the Dots, Series 1 Monday 18th - Friday 22nd September 2017 13:45 BBC Radio 4  Then there was a pause… Janet Ellis explores the role of the dot in early punctuation, Harold Pinter’s love of the pause, and listens to the music of the dots. The simple dot is one of the first marks […].../ ➝

September 2017

The official National Theatre programme Contents: Stephen Sondheim’s biographer David Benedict on the making of a musical dramatist; composer Gary Yershon on how Sondheim’s songs pointed to a new direction for young composers; Russell Jackson on Ziegfeld and his Follies; and an extract from the diary of the production assistant on the original Broadway production […].../ ➝

August 2017

COMPOSING FOR FILM:  August 25th 12:oo-13:30  Amelie Thyssen Auditorium, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung Workshop Discussion with Lesley Barber (Manchester by the Sea, You Can Count On Me, How to Change the World) in conversation with Gary Yershon   COMPETITION SCREENING: August 26th, 14:30 – 17:00, Fritz Thyssen Stiftung 9 films from 5 countries: Nine film composers compete for the Peer Raben Music […].../ ➝