Thursday’s event pick: Texas Performing Arts’ ‘Frankenstein’

The 1931 "Frankenstein" was produced without a movie score. Michael Shapiro was commissioned for a new film score from the Film Society of Lincoln Center, performed by UT's renowned wind ensemble.

Watch a screening of the 1931 film “Frankenstein, ” starring Boris Karloff as the monster, while listening to a new film score by composer Michael Shapiro performed by the University of Texas Wind Ensemble. The first half of the program features the ensemble performing Bach’s “Toccata and Fugue in D Minor” and Dukas’ “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.”

The 1931 “Frankenstein” was produced without a score – something it sorely lacked – so Shapiro was tasked with coming up with one that would add to the emotional impact of the film.

Details: 7:30 p.m. Thursday. $10-$40. Bass Concert Hall, 2350 Robert Dedman Drive. texasperformingarts.org.


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