Past Shows

Mar 31 - Apr 3, 2011
The War of the Worlds

Academy Award winning film composer Bernard Herrmann was responsible for most of Alfred Hitchcock's film scores and Orson Welles' radio dramas. To mark the centenary of his birth, Art of Time has commissioned an instrumental suite based on his film scores, and is staging The War Of The Worlds radio drama with a live band, sound effects by a foley artist and live film mix by Tess Girard.

Program & Repertoire


Bernard Herrmann, arr. by Dan Parr

With live film mix including clips from:

Citizen Kane

North by Northwest

Taxi Driver


Fahrenheit 451

Cape Fear

The Day The Earth Stood Still

The Man Who Knew Too Much

Mysterious Island

The Twilight Zone

Garden of Evil

The Naked and The Dead

The Bride Wore Black

The Ghost & Mrs. Muir

On Dangerous Ground

Sisters Twisted Nerve



The War of The Worlds

Howard Koch

With excerpts from:


Hoagie Carmichael

Polonaise in A Major, Op. 40 #1

Fantasie Impromptu in C Sharp Minor, Op. posth. 66

Waltz in G Flat Major, Op. 70, #1

Etude in A Flat Major, Op. 25, #1

Frederic Chopin

Out of Nowhere

Johnny Greene & Edward Heyman

La Paloma

Sebastiant Iradier

La Cumparsita

Geraldo Matos Roderiguez

Original Underscoring

Dan Parr

Performers & Artists

Les Alt, flute & alto flute

Marc Bendavid, actor

Andrew Burashko, director & conductor

Nicholas Campbell, actor

Max Christie, clarinet

Tess Girard, live film mix

John Gzowski, foley

Tom Haslett, double bass

John Johnson, bass clarinet

Beth Kates, set, costume & lighting design

Al Kay, trombone

Don McKellar, actor

Chris Stanton, assistant director

Kevin Turcotte, trumpet

Trevor Tureski, drums & percussion

Joan Watson, french horn