Come to Davies Symphony Hall for a spooky evening of musical chills and comical thrills this Halloween! Watch Mel Brooks’ hilarious cult classic Young Frankenstein on the big screen*, paired with chart-topping piano duo Anderson & Roe Piano Duo performing haunting music and silent film accompaniment with spine-tingling twenty-fingered dexterity—so good it’s scary.
*Feature film without live accompaniment. The San Francisco Symphony does not appear in this performance.
Anderson & Roe, Piano Duo
— Michael Jackson (arr. Anderson & Roe) / «Billie Jean»
— Radiohead (arr. Anderson & Roe) / «Paranoid Android»
Note: accompanied by The Red Spectre (from 1907, directed by Segundo de Chomón)
— Ravel / La Valse
Note: accompanied by The Sealed Room (from 1909, directed by D.W. Griffith)
— Stravinsky / Sacrificial Dance from The Rite of Spring
Note: accompanied by excerpts from Anderson & Roe’s new music video The Rite of Spring: A Musical Odyssey (from 2013, directed by Anderson & Roe)
— Saint-Saëns (arr. Anderson & Roe) / Danse Macabre: Bacchanal for Two Pianos, Percussion, and Violin [Daniel Carlson, violin; Jacob Nissly & Raymond Froehlich, percussion]
— Mozart (arr. Anderson & Roe) / Ragtime alla Turca (after the Rondo alla Turca, K. 331)
Note: excerpts from The Haunted House (from 1921, directed by Buster Keaton and Edward F. Cline)
— Mel Brooks / «Young Frankenstein»
Note: Presented without any live accompaniment.