Celebrate Six Decades of Academy-Award Winning Film Scores “We Could Make Beautiful Music Together” at Monday Night Movie Series at Historic Asolo Theater
Sarasota, FL – Dec. 2, 2009 – Celebrate six decades of academy-award winning film scores in and The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art’s latest Monday Night Movies series, We Could Make Beautiful Music Together, at the Historic Asolo Theater. The affair will begin on Jan. 11 and will continue through February 15 with film screenings at 7 p.m.
We Could Make Beautiful Music Together includes:
- January 11 Chariots of Fire (Score by Vangelis)
An intense, exhilarating true story of two British runners competing in the 1924 Paris Olympics. 1981 / 124 minutes
- January 18 Sunset Boulevard (Score by Franz Waxman)
Norma Desmond (Gloria Swanson), an aging silent film queen,enlists the help of a struggling writer (William Holden) to make her comeback in this bizarre tale. 1950 / 110 minutes
- January 25 The Red Violin (Score by John Corigliano)
A perfect red-colored violin inspires passion through three centuries, several owners, and many countries. The current owner of this fabled instrument, violinist Elizabeth Pitcairn performs onstage at the Historic Asolo January 24 & 26 1998 / 131 minutes
- February 1 Summer of ’42 (Score by Michel Legrand)
Teenager Hermie (Gary Grimes) falls for an older woman, twenty-something Dorothy (Jennifer O’Neill) whose husband has gone to war. 1971 / 102 minutes
- February 8 The Heiress (Score by Aaron Copland)
A plain spinster (Olivia de Haviland) is courted by a glib fortune hunter (Montgomery Clift) under the observing eye of her father. 1949 / 115 minutes
- February 15 Tom Jones (Score by John Addison)
The delightfully bawdy portrayal of life in 18th century England, capturing all the lusty humor of Henry Fielding’s novel. 1963 /122 minutes
Tickets are $7 for each film, or $36 for the series of six films, and are available at the Historic Asolo Theater Box Office by calling 941.360.7399 or online at www.ringling.org.