Ticket giveaway: Schubert's Piano Trio

February 1, 2011
Back to TopCommentsE-mailPrintBookmark and Share

Interested in a pair of tickets to the Feb. 23 concert by David Finckel, Wu Han and Philip Stetzer (presented by the Ensemble Music Society at the Basile Theatre at the Indiana History Center)?

The program includes the second movement of Schubert's “Piano Trio No. 2 in E flat major.” Doesn't ring a bell? Well, it probably will when you hear it, since it’s been used in movies ranging from “The Hunger” to “Crimson Tide” to “Barry Lyndon.”

Details on the concert here.

For a random chance at winning the tickets, just name your favorite use of classical music in a movie below (If you can’t think of one, you can always fall back on “2001: A Space Odyssey.”)

Good luck.

  • Classical Music
    My favorite use of classical music in a movie is "Flight of the Valkyries" in Apocalypse Now.

    I love the smell of napalm in the morning.
  • Khachaturian in Hudsucker Proxy
    Does Khachaturian qualify as classic? Various Aram Khachaturian pieces featured in a movie about hula hoops - what's not to love? A strange but wonderful modern classic presented in old-Hollywood style.
  • Hoosier Classic
    How about Breaking Away? The film uses Felix Mendelssohnâ??s Symphony #4 in A Major as Dave practices for a bicycle race.
  • X men II
    In the second scene in Xmen 2 - a piece from Mozart's Requiem in D Minor plays when night crawler attacks the White House
  • Hudsucker
    I second Robert G's nomination. Great use of Khachaturian's music. And the original stuff is pretty darn good too.
  • Like Clockwork
    One of the most novel uses of classical music for me was the film "A Clockwork Orange". I liked the notion of a future world that still loves and respects classical music, and you just haven't heard Beethoven until you've heard it with synthesizers.
  • Fantasia?
    Walt Disney used Schubert's song in the final part of Fantasia. will that work to win tickets?
  • Superman
    Anything John Williams did is classical in my book.
  • Beethoven
    The slow movement of Beethoven's 7th Symphony in "The King's Speech"
  • Not sure...
    So, 2001: Space Odyssey.
  • The Black Swan
    Swan Lake by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky. After seeing "The Black Swan" I now want to go to my first ballet. At least I will know the story line. When is Swan Lake coming to Indy?
  • a song to remember
    Chopin's music in the Chopin bio
  • Mozart - Amadeus
    All Mozart music in Amadeus...
  • Classical
    Love classical, so cool, so romantic, exotic and uplifitng.
  • Movies, what about cartoons?
    I like all the classical music in cartoons.
  • You are all far to young.....
    Sorry folks. You are all far to young to remember ââ?¬Å?THE CLASICââ?¬Â? of all:Walt Disney and the Sorcererââ?¬â?¢s Apprentice!
  • I've been snowed in...
    and my brain is mush. So, 2001: A Space Odyssey, it is!
  • Mickey
    Fantasia -- sorry I know it is lame
  • use of classical in movies
    2001 Space Odyessey
  • My favorite
    Bach's Cello Suite No.1 i-Prelude in The Soloist. Also, like Peggy S, the Chopin soundtrack in the Chopin bio.
  • Classical Music
    Apocalypse Now was always my favorite, but I can also go with Clair de Lune by Debussy in Oceans 11 (2001) while the gang was gazing at the fountain.
  • Bugs
    Didn't Bugs Bunny and pals use a lot of classical music? (just sayin')
  • Classics in Film
    The "Ride of the Valkyries" by Wagner in Apocalypse Now is the first thing that came to mind.
  • The Classics!
    Cello Sonata No. 1 The Horse Whisperer
  • Requiem for a Dream
    Lux Aeterna
  • best
    fantasia and also Fatal Attraction
  • Movie Music
    I love the beautiful, haunting theme from "Somewhere in Time"; I only wish I could remember the composer.
  • Somewhere in time
    It was John Barry. He also wrote the scores for Out of Africa, Dances with Wolves, and many more.
  • Knowing
    I guess it does not qualify as classical-classical, but I love much of the music from the movie Knowing...especially the last couple scores.
  • In a twisted way
    Several in "A Clockwork Orange" in an out of character fashion.
  • Bugs Bunny
    Bugs was the best. Laughter with great music.
  • don't know yet, so ...
  • The Godfather
    Bachâ??s â??Passacalia and Fugue in C-Minor.â??
    scene near the end of the movie with baby christening
  • hauntingly beautiful
    The music in Schindler's list, composed by John Williams
  • Platoon
    Barber's Adagio for Strings in Platoon (and a lot of other movies). A little modern maybe, but that's piece is a heartbreaker.

Post a comment to this blog

We reserve the right to remove any post that we feel is obscene, profane, vulgar, racist, sexually explicit, abusive, or hateful.
You are legally responsible for what you post and your anonymity is not guaranteed.
Posts that insult, defame, threaten, harass or abuse other readers or people mentioned in IBJ editorial content are also subject to removal. Please respect the privacy of individuals and refrain from posting personal information.
No solicitations, spamming or advertisements are allowed. Readers may post links to other informational websites that are relevant to the topic at hand, but please do not link to objectionable material.
We may remove messages that are unrelated to the topic, encourage illegal activity, use all capital letters or are unreadable.

Messages that are flagged by readers as objectionable will be reviewed and may or may not be removed. Please do not flag a post simply because you disagree with it.

Sponsored by
  1. In reality, Lilly is maintaining profit by cutting costs such as Indiana/US citizen IT workers by a significant amount with their Tata Indian consulting connection, increasing Indian H1B's at Lillys Indiana locations significantly and offshoring to India high paying Indiana jobs to cut costs and increase profit at the expense of U.S. workers.

  2. I think perhaps there is legal precedence here in that the laws were intended for family farms, not pig processing plants on a huge scale. There has to be a way to squash this judges judgment and overrule her dumb judgement. Perhaps she should be required to live in one of those neighbors houses for a month next to the farm to see how she likes it. She is there to protect the people, not the corporations.

  3. http://www.omafra.gov.on.ca/english/engineer/facts/03-111.htm Corporate farms are not farms, they are indeed factories on a huge scale. The amount of waste and unhealthy smells are environmentally unsafe. If they want to do this, they should be forced to buy a boundary around their farm at a premium price to the homeowners and landowners that have to eat, sleep, and live in a cesspool of pig smells. Imagine living in a house that smells like a restroom all the time. Does the state really believe they should take the side of these corporate farms and not protect Indiana citizens. Perhaps justifiable they should force all the management of the farms to live on the farm itself and not live probably far away from there. Would be interesting to investigate the housing locations of those working at and managing the corporate farms.

  4. downtown in the same area as O'malia's. 350 E New York. Not sure that another one could survive. I agree a Target is needed d'town. Downtown Philly even had a 3 story Kmart for its downtown residents.

  5. Indy-area residents... most of you have no idea how AMAZING Aurelio's is. South of Chicago was a cool pizza place... but it pales in comparison to the heavenly thin crust Aurelio's pizza. Their deep dish is pretty good too. My waistline is expanding just thinking about this!