About

Silent Films LIVE is a live-to-picture show featuring new scores by elite Hollywood composers paired with selections from iconic silent films and performed by chamber orchestra. Created as a benefit concert for Education Through Music-Los Angeles (ETM-LA), Silent Films LIVE was recently recorded by the Varèse Sarabande Chamber Orchestra under the Varèse Sarabande label at Capitol Records and is also available as a live show.  If you are interested in learning more about this show, please contact angeljvelez@gmail.com.

 

INSTRUMENTATION

Silent Films LIVE (original): 1*1*1*0 1110 2Perc, Piano, Strings

Silent Films LIVE II: 1*1*1*1 1110 2Perc, Piano, Organ, Strings

Excerpt from One Week by Jeff Cardoni

Boca del Rio Philharmonic Orchestra

Veracruz, Mexico

Angel Velez, conductor

Excerpt from Downhill by William Ross

USC Trojan Chamber Orchestra

Los Angeles, USA

Angel Velez, conductor

Silent Films LIVE (original)

  • “Modern Times”  - music by Four-time Emmy Award winner Jeff Beal (“Blackfish,” “House of Cards”)
  • “One Week”  - music by ASCAP Award winner Jeff Cardoni (“Training Day,” “Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates”)
  • “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”  - music by Four-time Emmy Award winner Laura Karpman (“The Living Edens,” “Paris Can Wait”)
  •  “Phantom of the Opera”  - music by Emmy Award nominee Kevin Kiner (“Star Wars Rebels,” “Jane the Virgin”)
  • “The Great Train Robbery”  - music by Grammy and Emmy Award nominee Jeff Russo (“Fargo,” “The Night Of”)
  • “Nosferatu”  - music by Grammy and Emmy nominee George S. Clinton (“Austin Powers,” “Santa Clause”)

Contact Information

Angel Velez
Artistic Director/Conductor
Silent Films LIVE
E: angeljvelez@gmail.com
Press Information/Composer Interviews:
press@etmla.org