Composer Jeff Beal (House Of Cards, An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power) kicks off a marathon schedule of releases this spring in Boston, conducting the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for the world premiere of Boston: The Documentary on April 15, 2017.

Boston is presented by John Hancock in association with the Kennedy/Marshall Company.  Narrated by Academy-Award winner Matt Damon, it is the first ever feature-length documentary film about the world’s most legendary running race – the Boston Marathon.

The EMMY®-winning composer then heads to Europe where House of Cards will be performed in concert in The Netherlands (April 22-23) and Denmark (May 2-3).


April 8-Aug 13: Generation Wealth by Lauren Greenfeld A multimedia presentation at Annenberg Space For Photography (Los Angeles, CA), featuring a 20-minute short film with original music by Jeff Beal.  A full-length version of the film will be released later in the year. Jeff previously composed the music for Greenfeld’s documentary The Queen Of Versailles.

April 13-22: World premiere of the ballet Terra, performed by the Oregon Ballet Theatre, choreographed by Helen Pickett (Portland, OR)

April 15: Jeff will be conducting the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra for the world premiere of Boston: The Documentary (Boston, MA)

April 19: Boston: The Documentary will screen on 500 theaters nationwide through Fathom Events (

April 22: House of Cards in Concert in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

April 23: House of Cards in Concert in Utrecht, The Netherlands


May 2-3: House of Cards in Concert in Odense, Denmark

May 3-4: World premiere of “Flute Concerto” performed by Minnesota Orchestra with Sharon Bezaly, flute (Minneapolis, MN)

May 5&7: “The Salvage Men” performed by The Apollo Chorus, featuring Jeff Beal on trumpet (Chicago, IL)

May 12-13: “The Firebrand & The First Lady” performed by Brooklyn Youth Chorus at BAM (Brooklyn, NY)

May 30: House of Cards Season 5 releases on Netflix.  A soundtrack release will be forthcoming

Summer 2017

July 28: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power in theaters nationwide

TBA: Jeff has completed scoring the film Shock And Awe, directed by Rob Reiner

About RJ Frometa

Head Honcho, Editor in Chief and writer here on VENTS. I don't like walking on the beach, but I love playing the guitar and geeking out about music. I am also a movie maniac and 6 hours sleeper.

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