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Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: Silent Film with Live Music Featuring Peter Richard Conte, organ

March 19, 2023 @ 3:00 pm-5:00 pm

Northrop Presents
Fritz Lang’s Metropolis: Silent Film with Live Music
Featuring Peter Richard Conte, organ
Sun, Mar 19, 3:00 pm CT
In-person / Livestream / On-demand
On-demand through Mar 26
Carlson Family Stage

“In 1926, German director Fritz Lang stunned international audiences with his masterpiece Metropolis … a chilling art-deco fantasia with cinematography by Karl Freud that anticipated film noir and influenced a generation of filmmakers.” Using the vast tonal resources of Northop’s historic Aeolian-Skinner Opus 892 pipe organ, “Philadelphia organ virtuoso Peter Richard Conte interprets the music with a driving expressionist approach ala Lang” (CultureVulture) in a fully improvised performance that promises a “mixture of levity and technical brilliance” (The Birmingham News).

Details

Date:
March 19, 2023
Time:
3:00 pm-5:00 pm
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Website:
https://www.northrop.umn.edu/events/fritz-lang-metropolis-featuring-peter-richard-conte-2023

Organizer

Northrop
Email:
northrop@umn.edu
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Venue

Northrop
84 Church St SE
Minneapolis, MN United States
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Phone:
612-624-2345
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