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Jewish Composers of “New Hollywood” and Their Epic Soundtracks

Wed Oct 11 12:00 pm - Wed Oct 25 1:00 pm PDT
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Lights, Music, Action! Unravel the magic of “New Hollywood’s” epic composers and their timeless tunes with Emanuel Abramovits.

Get ready to be swept away by the magical symphonies of “New Hollywood” as we dive into the captivating world of the legendary Jewish composers who crafted the greatest film scores and toe-tapping tunes that have stood the test of time. Prepare to be enthralled as we uncover their remarkable journeys, hidden secrets, and the infectious beats they conjured for westerns, action-packed blockbusters, hilarious comedies, and heartwarming romances. We will groove with the likes of Elmer Bernstein (The Magnificent Seven), Jerry Goldsmith (Alien), Leonard Bernstein (On the Waterfront), Ernest Gold (Exodus), Aaron Copland (Our Town), The Sherman Brothers (Mary Poppins), Philip Glass (The Truman Show), and many more musical geniuses. This audiovisual feast will be filled with fascinating anecdotes and captivating visuals that illuminate how their extraordinary music evolved amidst ever-changing trends.

Series: 3 Sessions
Instructor: Emanuel Abramovits

Emanuel Abramovits is a Mechanical Engineer with an MBA and has been a cultural manager and concert promoter since 2000, directly involved in many events by international artists, like Itzhak Perlman, Gustavo Dudamel, Sarah Brightman, Roger Hodgson, ASIA, Slash, Journey, Kenny G and many more. Designed and staged many original orchestral events, including an Event of the Year winner and several world premieres. He served as the Cultural Director at UNION ISRAELITA DE CARACAS from 2008 to 2019, releasing books, organizing film cycles, concerts and art exhibits. He has been teaching and lecturing online and in presence across the US in the last two years