Adrian Utley and Will Gregory
Saturday, October 29 at 7:30
Alice Tully Hall, Starr Theater
Broadway at 65th Street
Adrian Utley, composer, guitar, mandola, and synthesizer
Will Gregory, composer, synthesizer, and Chinese oboe
Charles Hazlewood, conductor
Live score by Adrian Utley and Will Gregory (U.S. premiere)
Film: The Passion of Joan of Arc, directed by Carl Theodor Dreyer, 1928
In this rare screening, a powerful film is reimagined through a beautiful, plangent world of sound. A masterpiece of silent cinema that shaped generations of filmmaking, the 1928 French film The Passion of Joan of Arc chronicles Joan’s trial, imprisonment, torture, and execution. Here, the film is paired with a live U.S. premiere performance of a new score composed and performed by Adrian Utley, of the group Portishead, and Will Gregory, of the electronic music duo Goldfrapp, along with six electric guitars, a choir, harps, percussion, horns, and keyboards.
Learn more at thepassionofjoanofarc.com.
Presented by Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts in association with the Film Society of Lincoln Center.
Please note: The performance begins promptly at its scheduled time.
There is no late seating.
This performance is approximately one hour and 23 minutes long, with no intermission.
Post-performance discussion with the artists, moderated by Richard Peña
This performance will be followed by a White Light Lounge.