The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari with Cameron Carpenter at the Organ

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Filmed in the 1920’s, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari is called one of the greatest horror movies of the silent era. Don’t miss the spectacular Cameron Carpenter as he accompanies this silent chiller on the thundering Ruffatti organ. Nothing says “Halloween” like melodrama, murder, mayhem, and a wild plot twist at the film’s end! Costumes Welcome!

Side and Center Terrace seats not available. 



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Cabinet of Dr. Caligari

Concert length is approximately 2 hours.

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Cameron Carpenter, "bad boy of the organ" on CBS Sunday Morning

Cameraman's Revenge, 1912, by Ladislaw Starewicz 

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"Spend 2 1/2 hours in the presence of Cameron Carpenter, and the phrase "pulling out all the stops" will no longer seem a mere metaphor." Read the full review on

"[Carpenter] produced orchestral effects from dreamy chimes to screeching insanity as the phantom gradually emerges from just a shadow to in-your-face unmasking." Read the full review of last year's Halloween film presentation, Phantom of the Opera, on

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  1. Tue, Oct 30, 2012 at 7:00pm

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If you would like assistance purchasing tickets for patrons with disabilities, please call the box office at (415) 864-6000.

Pre- and post-show Events

Meet Cameron Carpenter at a CD signing immediately following the concert at the Symphony Store in the lobby.

Drink Special!  Two is better than one.  Enjoy a Bloody Mimosa and a Black Widow for $19.  Enjoy one before the performance and the other during intermission.  To pre-order your drinks before the show, call (415) 252-1937.

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