Reel Music

Reel Music

From the earliest days of so-called silent cinema, to contemporary times with blockbusters like Star Wars, the orchestra has been crucial to the development of film. Host Matt Rogers takes you to the movies for the greatest film scores of all time, Saturdays at 6PM MST on Classical KBACH!

Upcoming Episodes

Survival Films
Saturday, January 23, 2021
Lost at sea, stranded on an island, caught in a blizzard on the side of a mountain: desperate times call for expert composers. We'll explore themes inspired by epic struggles to survive. You'll hear music from Cast Away, The Revenant, 127 Hours, All is Lost, Everest, and more.

Celebrating John Barry
Saturday January 30, 2021
Eleven James Bond films, five Academy Awards, and many of cinema’s most unforgettable scores—we’re celebrating the work of John Barry with themes from Dances with Wolves, Out of Africa, Goldfinger, and Born Free.

Celebrating Black History Month
Saturday, February 6, 2021
February is Black History Month. We'll sample scores from three of Hollywood's most successful black composers: Quincy Jones, Mervyn Warren, and Terence Blanchard. You’ll hear themes from A Raisin in the Sun, Malcolm X, The Color Purple, BLACKkKLANSMAN, In Cold Blood, and more.

Hollywood in Love
Saturday, February 13, 2021
In honor of Valentine’s, you’ll hear themes from some of cinema’s best romances, including Love Story, Casablanca, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, and The Last of the Mohicans.