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27. Nosferatu: film screening with live performance by Neil Brand

16 October 2019, 15:00 - 16:45


Concert

Film Screening


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T.S. Eliot Theatre, Merton College

Merton College
Rose Lane OX1 4JD



A rare opportunity to experience F.W. Murnau’s 1922 cinematic masterpiece, Nosferatu, with live piano accompaniment performed by Neil Brand. The ‘doyen of silent film pianists’ (Radio 4), Neil Brand is a Visiting Professor at the Royal Academy of Music, a regular presenter on BBC Radio and TV, and is widely regarded as one of the world’s finest improvising piano accompanists. He introduces this ‘symphony of horror’ before a complete screening and performance.

Watch some highlights of Nosferatu:

Watch Neil Brand accompanying The Phantom Carriage:


Artist Portrait

Neil Brand

Neil Brand

Silent-film accompanist

Neil Brand has been a silent film accompanist for over 30 years, regularly in London at the Barbican and BFI National Film Theatres, throughout the UK and at film festivals and special events around the world, including Australia, New Zealand (three times), America, Israel, Sweden, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Luxembourg, and, in Italy, the Bologna, Aosta, Bergamo and Pordenone festivals where he has inaugurated the School of Music and Image to teach up- and-coming young pianists about silent film accompaniment. Training originally ... Read Full Biography

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