Just in time for Halloween, Randy George will join the Valencia Symphony Orchestra on Saturday, October 29th in Santa Clarita, California for a live scoring of the silent film Nosferatu: eine Symphonie des Grauens (a Symphony of Horror).
One of the most influential horror films of all time, Nosferatu, was originally filmed in 1921 and opened in 1922. The film was an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker's Dracula. As such, names were changed in the film since the studio didn't have rights to the originals. Instead of "Count Dracula", the film featured "Count Orlok".
The soundtrack to the film is an original score by students of the Berklee College Film Scoring program, led by Sheldon Mirowitz. Here's a short documentary about the making of the score:
The live score production was premiered by Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra and thereminist Rob Schwimmer.