Homage concerts ‘Elmer Bernstein – 50 years of Film Music’

UPDATED 5/25/2017 with the concert in Dublin (Original news from 2/19/2017)


Next month of June two tribute concerts will be held with music from composer Elmer Bernstein named “Elmer Bernstein: 50 years of Film Music“, to celebrate what would have been his 95th Birthday this 2017.


Both concerts will be conducted by his son Peter Bernstein, and it is expected that throughout the evening numerous guests will appear on stage, including John Landis, who directed several of the films he scored.

Elmer Bernstein & Peter Bernstein


The first concert will be on Wednesday 14th of June – 8:00 pm at the National Concert Hall in Dublin (Ireland), and will be performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra. Tickets, priced between 12 € and 39.5 € are on sale at the following link:



The second concert will be on Sunday 18th of June – 6:00 pm at the Royal Albert Hall in London (UK), and will be performed by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. Tickets, priced between GBP 29 and GBP 70 are on sale at the following link:



Elmer Bernstein’s career spanned an unparalleled five decades, during which he composed more than 150 original movie scores, nearly 80 for television, and numerous other side-projects. He created some of the most recognizable and memorable themes in Hollywood history, including The Man With the Golden ArmThe Magnificent Seven, and The Great Escape, and picked up numerous awards including an Academy Award for Thoroughly Modern Millie in 1968.

Elmer Bernstein - Movies


The planned program is as follows:

  • The Ten Commandments (1956)
  • The Man With The Golden Arm (1955)
  • Walk On The Wild Side (1962)
  • Age of Innocence (1993)
  • To Kill A Mockingbird (1962)
  • The Magnificent Seven (1960)
  • The Great Escape (1963)
  • Sweet Smell Of Success (1957)
  • Music From the Comedies
  • Hawaii (1966)