Timothy Brock

  • Direttore d'orchestra
  • zona di rappresentanza: World management
  • management: Mario Giovanni Ingrassia
  • sito web personale
Timothy Brock

As the foremost Chaplin authority and as the music director for the “Chaplin Estate”, Timothy Brock has restored the original Chaplin’s scores for Modern Times, City Lights, The Kid, The Circus, A Woman of Paris, a few shorts and finally The Gold Rush.  This scores are of course his signature pieces.

Born in Seattle, composer and conductor, Mr Brock is a recognized authority in Music of the XX Century, with a special attention to the music of D. Shostakovich and the composers from the “Entartete Musik” period: he has given the American premiere, and sometimes world premiere, of many works by authors like Ullman, Haasa, Schulhoff, and Shostakovich himself, whose famous score for the movie “New Babylon” Mr Brock has restored for Boosey&Hawkes.
But besides restoring original scores, Mr Brock is a fantastic author and his list of compositions includes music written for masterpieces of the silent movies like:

F. Murnau, Nosferatu, Faust, Sunrise
G.W.Pabst, Diary of a lost Girl, Pandora’s Box
E.Lubitsch, Lady Windermere’s Fan
R.Flaherty, Nanook of the North
B. Keaton, The General, Sherlock Junior, Steamboat Bill Jr, etc
R.Wiene, The Cabinet of Dr Caligari
A. Hitchcock classic “Blackmail”

J.Ford last silent western “Three Bad Man”

M.L’Herbier “Fu Mattia Pascal”.

Currently Mr Brock is writing new scores for Fritz Lang masterpiece “Frau im Mond”, Charlie Chaplin “Carmen Burlesque” and Paul Wegener “Der Golem”.

Timothy Brock is a regular guest of the major orchestras worldwide:  New York Philharmonic, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Teatro Massimo Palermo, the Orchestras of Lille, Bordeaux, Lyon, Strasbourg, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Staatstheatre Braunschweig, Berner Symphonie-Orchester, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Milwakee Symphony Orchestra, ORF Radio at the Vienna Konzerthaus, Orchestre de l’Ile de France, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony and he has a residence at the Orchestra National de Lyon, Vienna Konzerthaus, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, with several projects every season.

During the current season Brock is going to be twice at the New York Philharmonic, has made his debut at the Salle Pleyel, returns to Lyon three times , will perform for the first time Chaplin’s scores in Estonia, back to New Zealand, finishing his touring Chaplin project in Holland with the Het Brabant Orkest for the third year in a row and ….much more indeed.

On Mr Brock website www.timothybrock.com you will find a complete list of his own compositions as well of the restored scores and we are ready to give you all the further informations you might need.