The Red Violin

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Symphonic Cinema (Film with Live Orchestra)

A François Girard film
Music by John Corigliano (Academy Award, Best Film Score)
Starring Samuel L. Jackson

Academy Award-winning director François Girard’s 1998 film, The Red Violin, is available for screening live with the original Oscar-winning score by John Corigliano.

The Red Violin follows the intricate history of a mysterious antique violin from its creation by a legendary violin maker in 1681 Cremona, Italy, to an auction house in modern-day Montreal where it draws the eye of an expert appraiser (Samuel L. Jackson). Follow the violin’s journey as it travels through five different countries over the course of four centuries, mysteriously impacting all who play it.

The Red Violin in Concert comes with the film, complete score and parts, a click track, and a preview film programmed with punches and streamers for the conductor and soloist to view on monitors. Production travels with a Video Show Controller and Sound Engineer. Conductor and solo violinist to be engaged separately. Technical Rider is available upon request.

The film is currently available for screening with English and French subtitles. This production is under license from Rhombus Media Inc. and G. Schirmer, Inc.



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solo violin; timp.2perc/hp/str(7/6/5/4/3) – minimum recommended STAND count


For further information, please contact us.

For Bookings in North America, contact Chris Williams at Judson Management Group, Inc..

For bookings in other territories, please contact us.