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On Hollywood and Weimar: Songs of European Composers from the Golden Age of Film at Center for Jewish History (Site)

Wednesday May 15, 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Karyn Levitt, Soprano
Jed Distler, Piano

Many of Hollywood’s greatest film scores were written by émigré and exiled composers who fled Nazi Europe for Southern California. From dusty westerns and sweeping romances to the thrillers of Alfred Hitchcock, this program celebrates the blending of the old world and the new to produce the uniquely hybrid sound of Hollywood’s Golden Age.