Join Longy faculty, alumni, students, and guest artists in an exploration of the relationship between poetry, music, visual art, film, and movement.

Reserve your FREE tickets for SeptemberFest


Friday, September 26, 8pm 
The Image in Conversation



Musical encounters with choreography, poetry, and animation in free improvisations and in the works of Bach, Bartók and Richard Strauss.


Saturday afternoon, September 27, 3PM
Improvisation and Film



Faculty perform improvised scores live to picture, featuring scenes from classic films by David Lean (Summertime), Walter Ruttmann (Berlin: Symphony of a Great City), and Alfred Hitchcock (Vertigo).


Saturday evening, September 27, 8PM
Masters of Film Music

6:45 PM—Pre-concert talk




"The Invisible Actor – the unseen but essential role of music in film" George Clinton, Chair, Film Scoring Department, and Alison Plante, Assistant Chair, Film Scoring Department, Berklee College of Music

Longy Conservatory Orchestra
Geoffrey McDonald, conductor




Featuring film scores by Max Steiner (Gone with the Wind), Miklos Rozsa (Double Indemnity) and works for film and the concert hall by Bernard Herrmann, including the suite from Psycho.