Silent Opera

15 October 2017, 12:30pm - 3:15pm

In preparation for the evening's Rosenkavalier screening, Matthew Sweet, author and presenter of BBC Radio 3's 'Sound of Cinema', leads a discussion about the history of music in silent films, as well as a more specific look at this opera/film. 

12.30pm - Matthew Sweet will be joined by conductor Thomas Kemp, with players from OAE and their Chief Executive Crispin Woodhead, for an exploration of the performance of this rare score. 

1.30pm - A light lunch can be booked in advance (£7)

2.15pm - 3.15pm - In conversation with leading silent film musician Neil Brand - 'the doyen of silent film accompanists' - Matthew Sweet takes a wider look at the role of music in early cinema. 


Tea and coffee will be available afterwards for those staying on to hear My Dearest Hedgehog. 


13 October 2017 | 9:00am

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