Movies in concert

Science Fiction – Utopias
“This season, we have significantly expanded our film concert series under the title Science Fiction – Utopias. We shall begin with Stanley Kubrick’s incomparable cult film, 2001: A Space Odyssey, in which he used original compositions by Strauss, Ligeti and others, and Metropolis will at last be seen and heard in Zurich for the first time. In this context, we shall also be presenting ‘Beyond the Matrix’, a successful example of the genre dating from the 1990s. So, apart from continuing what we started here at the Tonhalle Maag, new facets are constantly emerging.” 
Ilona Schmiel

Frank Strobel (Foto: Marco Ehrhardt)
Metropolis (© Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung)

Strobel
All three film concerts will be conducted by film music expert Frank Strobel.
The conductor has been a pioneer in the interdisciplinary field of film and music for years, and is one of the protagonists of the Film in Concert movement. Thanks to his dedication, the silent film genre has found its way into opera houses and concert halls. Frank Strobel was substantially involved in the reconstruction of the original version of Fritz Lang’s silent film.

August 2019
30.
Fri
19H30
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Zürcher Sing-Akademie, Frank Strobel Conductor, Andreas Felber Einstudierung
31.
Sat
18H30
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Zürcher Sing-Akademie, Frank Strobel Conductor, Andreas Felber Einstudierung
September
27.
Fri
22H
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Frank Strobel Conductor Davis, Umebayashi, Goldsmith, Giacchino, Davis
28.
Sat
19H
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Frank Strobel Conductor, Sandra Studer Moderation Davis, Goldsmith, Davis
February 2020
21.
Fri
19H30
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Frank Strobel Conductor
22.
Sat
18H30
Tonhalle-Orchester Zürich, Frank Strobel Conductor
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