Chicago Mysteries

Did a UFO fly over O’Hare Airport? How did the alligator later named “Chance the Snapper” suddenly appear in Chicago’s Humboldt Lagoon? Is Hull House haunted? Why don’t Chicagoans put ketchup on their hot dogs? WTTW award-winning host/writer/producer Geoffrey Baer sets out to solve these and other puzzlers in WTTW’s Chicago Mysteries. Music by Cathleen…

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Chicago’s Mysteries

The popular TV series looks at the most famous spooky tale out of Hull House is that of the “devil baby,” a child with cloven hooves, a tail, and horns who is said to have lived in the attic. Music by Cathleen Flynn, Jeff Meegan and David Tobin.

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The smell of chicken

Delivered the score for an upcoming BFI Film, The Smell of Chicken. During Shabbat dinner with her family, an elegant granny transforms into a gluttonous beast when she gorges on roast chicken. Her grandchild follows her back in time through post World War 2 Lithuania to Israel where she learns why granny eats chicken like…

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Working with Fergal Lawler

I was delighted to work with Fergal Lawler, Cranberries drummer and Grammy nominee on the orchestration of a new project. I was even more delighted by his kind comments “Cathleen, you’re a lifesaver.”

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RTÉ Lyric Live

I was delighted to feature on RTÉ’s Lyric Live when Paul Herriott introduced some very special new recordings by Irish composers performed by the RTÉ Concert Orchestra and conductor Gavin Maloney.

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The Most Beautiful Places in Chicago 2

Beautiful Chicago back in the spotlight Once again, WTTW’s Geoffrey Baer tours some of Chicago’s most beautiful places and reveals the stories behind them. I collaborated with Jeff Meegan and David Tobin on the soundtrack for this acclaimed series.  

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