FRANKENSTEIN-THE MOVIE SCORE

By Michael Shapiro

I was commissioned in 2001 by The Chappaqua Orchestra’s Boris Koutzen Memorial Fund to write the movie score for the classic film Frankenstein (1931) directed by James Whale and starring Colin Clive and Boris Karloff. The world premiere of the work with live orchestra and film, licensed by Universal, occurred in October 2002 at the Film Society of Lincoln Center’s Jacob Burns Film Center in New…