New York Philharmonic performs score from Charlie Chaplin’s ‘City Lights,’ screens film

22nd July, 2016 by

By Krista Driscoll

VAIL — On Saturday, June 23, the New York Philharmonic, led by guest conductor Timothy Brock, presents a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s silent film “City Lights,” accompanied by a live performance of the film’s score. The orchestra will play in the outdoor Gerald R. Ford Amphitheater in Vail, with the movie projected onto screens above the stage. The New York Philharmonic’s recent presentations of “City Lights” have been hailed as a “revelation” (The New York Times) and a “crowning success” (Berkshire Fine Arts). “Chaplin would have been thrilled to hear the Philharmonic’s plush, sensitive playing of his ‘City Lights’ score,” …

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