Elevator To The Gallows
The music of Film Noir
Thu, Jul 30, 8:00 - 9:30 pm
Jaqua Concert Hall, The Shedd Institute
Of the many approaches to the use of music in film one of the most intriguing and emotionally powerful is to be found in the world of film noir. Miles Davis' stunning score to Louis Malle's 1958 classic Ascenseur pour l'échafaud (Elevator To The Gallows); Ellington's treatment of Otto Preminger's 1959 Anatomy of a Murder; Mancini's haunting
Elevator To The Gallows is one of 7 OFAM 2020 concerts presented twice:
    Matinee: Sat, July 25 - 1:00 pm
    Evening: Fri, July 30 -8:00 pm
accompaniment to Orson Welles' 1958 A Touch of Evil. Then there are the standout songs and instrumentals which have become almost inextricably bound to that scene, that character:"Laura", "And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine", "It's A Blue World", "I've Got You", "She's Funny That Way". Chuck Redd and his Festival jazz unit take us down these dark alleys and enigmatic hallways to…
Event Personnel
Chuck Redd, director
Vocalists
Shirley Andress, vocals
Lynnea Barry, vocals
Siri Vik, vocals
Michael Stone, vocals
Musicians
Program
SONGS
 Laura
(1945) Laura
Words by Johnny Mercer - Music by David Raksin
 Sophisticated Lady
(1933)
Words by Mitchell Parish - Music by Duke Ellington
 Put The Blame On Mame
(1946) Gilda
Words & music by Allan Roberts, Doris Fischer
 And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine
(1944)
Words by Joe Greene - Music by Stan Kenton, Charles Lawrence
Featured composers, lyricists, creators
Duke Ellington, 1899-1974
Doris Fischer, 1915-2003
Joe Greene, -
Stan Kenton, 1911-1979
Charles Lawrence, -
Johnny Mercer, 1909-1976
Mitchell Parish, 1900-1993
David Raksin, 1912-2004
Allan Roberts, 1905-1966
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Ticket/Venue Info
Elevator To The Gallows Ticket Prices
Seat LvlFull PriceDiscount Prices
10%  15%  20%  Stud. 
AA39.00  35.25  33.25  31.25  19.50 
A35.00  31.50  29.75  28.00  17.50 
B30.00  27.00  25.50  24.00  15.00 
C25.00  22.50  21.25  20.00  12.50 
Jaqua Concert Hall
The John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts
285 E Broadway
Eugene, Oregon
541-434-7000

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Reel Music Concerts
Wednesday Jul 22
1:00 pmAs Time Goes By
8:00 pmSetting The Score: Opening Gala
Thursday Jul 23
1:00 pmRendezvous
8:00 pmSpellbound
Friday Jul 24
1:00 pmSome Like It Hot
8:00 pmEnter Astaire
Saturday Jul 25
10:00 amSing-Along 1
1:00 pmElevator To The Gallows
8:00 pmDoin' The Chameleon
Sunday Jul 26
4:00 pm'Round Midday
Tuesday Jul 28
8:00 pmThe Spy Who Loved Me
Wednesday Jul 29
1:00 pmSpellbound
8:00 pmRendezvous
Thursday Jul 30
1:00 pmSing-Along 2
8:00 pmElevator To The Gallows
Friday Jul 31
1:00 pmDoin' The Chameleon
8:00 pmAs Time Goes By
Saturday Aug 1
1:00 pmEnter Astaire
8:00 pmSome Like It Hot
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