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Cinema Retro has received the following press release:
Film Screening with Live Score Performed by Wordless Music Orchestra
on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Kings Theatre, Brooklyn
Producers Joseph A. Berger and Michael Sayers, in association with Wordless Music and Warner Bros. Pictures, are pleased to announce Barry Lyndon Live In Concert at Brooklyn’s extraordinary Kings Theatre on Saturday, April 8, 2017, at 8pm. Stanley Kubrick’s masterpiece will be projected in a new 2K Dcp restoration, with live musical accompaniment by Wordless Music Orchestra, led by renowned conductor Ryan McAdams.
Redmond Barry (Ryan O’Neal), is a young, roguish Irishman who’s determined, in any way, to make a life for himself as a wealthy nobleman. Enlisting in the British Army and fighting in Europe’s Seven Years War, Barry deserts, then joins the Prussian army, gets promoted »
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Getting to experience a Stanley Kubrick movie on the big screen is always a treat, especially in 2017. But when you throw in a 50-peice orchestra performing a live score, that experience suddenly becomes even more jaw-dropping.
Such will be the case on April 8 when the musicians of the Wordless Music Orchestra take the stage at the Kings Theater in Brooklyn to accompany “Barry Lyndon.” The original score, which has been newly transcribed by composer Frank Cogliano, will be performed in its entirety and synced live to the film.
Read More: How Live Film Scores Are Finding New Life in the Age of Netflix
Last Tuesday night, members of the Wordless Music Orchestra performed a preview concert of selections from the one-night-only event, and you can check out a first look at their arrangements in the video below.
- Zack Sharf
Author: Scott Davis
This weekend sees the long-awaited release of action sequel John Wick 2, which sees Keanu Reeves reprise his role as the legendary hitman who is forced out of retirement for good. You can see our chat with the man himself here but we also spoke to the film’s director Chad Stahelski which you can view in the player below.
A co-director with David Leitch on the first film, Stahelski makes his solo directorial debut with the sequel, and speaking to Scott Davis about the film, he said that he was well aware of the reviews the film is getting and that he feels such things are healthy for filmmakers:
“Shocked – we tried to read everyone, I think it’s healthy as a director. You try not to take it to heart when they say good or bad but you want to know if you’re being interpreted right. »
- Scott Davis
3 items from 2017
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