CSO at Ravinia: Ghostbusters in Concert

Jul 21

8:00 PM

Sunday, July 21, 2019

This event is at the Ravinia Festival.

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Bernstein Ghostbusters


Peter Bernstein conductor

To mark the film's 35th anniversary, Sony has reissued "Ghostbusters: Original Motion Picture Score," featuring music by Oscar-winning composer Elmer Bernstein. The anniversary edition, which includes four previously unreleased tracks, was newly mixed and remastered from the score's original multi-tracks. The package features new artwork and commentary from Bernstein's son, Peter (who leads the CSO in a live-to-picture presentation of "Ghostbusters" on July 21 at Ravinia). Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories

The son of legendary film composer Elmer Bernstein (1922-2004), conductor Peter M. Bernstein believes his father did some of his best work in comedy. "He brought all of his skill and experience to bear” in movies such as "National Lampoon's Animal House" and "Ghostbusters," which Ravinia will present in a live-to-picture production July 21. "If you score funny scenes seriously, they are much funnier, so long as they are funny to begin with," Peter Bernstein said. "It set a trend on how to score comedies.” Read more at CSO Sounds & Stories