Classical music is about more than just the three Bs. It's also about John Williams, Ennio Morricone and Danny Elfman. Tune in to Classical KING FM every Saturday and Sunday at 4pm for a new episode of The Score with Edmund Stone, a syndicated program featuring the best music in the movie business.
Authors on Screen - Saturday, April 4, 4pm
We'll hear great music from films about authors including Misery, Sunset Boulevard, Shakespeare in Love, and more.
Remembering Mancini - Sunday, April 5, 2015
Family members share their memories of the late Henri Mancini. We'll talk with the composer's son Chris and wife Ginny about his life, and his award-winning music for Days of Wine and Roses, Breakfast at Tiffany's, A Touch of Evil and more.
All-Time Great Suspense - Saturday, April 11, 2015
This week, music to keep you on the edge of your seat. We'll hear great suspense themes from films including Vertigo, North By Northwest, Fatal Attraction and more.
Bad Movies, Great Scores - Saturday, April 18, 2015
We'll hear first-rate scores from films that were critical flops, including The Postman, Waterworld, and The Last Airbender.
ABOUT THE HOST
Edmund Stone grew up on an English farm. As a teenager he toured in Romeo & Juliet before moving to Scotland where he reviewed films for BBC Radio, Dundee Courier and various U.K. magazines. Relocating to Los Angeles in 1980, he covered the Academy Awards and interviewed such entertainment personalities as Alfred Hitchcock and Mel Blanc.
An Oregon resident since 1990, Edmund continues to voice commercials and emcee events. Notably, he narrated the west coast premiere of Ella Milch-Sheriff’s “Can Heaven Be Void” with Salvador Brotons and the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra. Edmund voiced Vivaldi's sonnets to "The Four Seasons" with Monica Huggett and Portland Baroque Orchestra; "Peter and the Wolf" with Oregon Pro Arte Orchestra; and performed Peter Schickele's sportscast to Beethoven's "Fifth Symphony," also with Oregon Pro Arte Orchestra. Recently Edmund narrated Copland’s “Lincoln Portrait” with Vancouver and Beaverton Symphony Orchestras; Tennyson’s “Enoch Arden” at the Astoria Music Festival; and he hosted “Music from the Movies” with the Oregon Symphony. In April he narrates Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" to Mendelssohn's music with Vancouver Symphony Orchestra.
Outside of classical music and film, Edmund is passionate about the rescue and ethical treatment of animals. In 1999 he co-founded a sanctuary for orphaned chimpanzees in Cameroon, West Africa.