THE CITY WITHOUT JEWS

THE CITY WITHOUT JEWS

Presented by Seattle Theatre Group

April 15, 2019 | 7:00 p.m.

The Paramount Theatre | Seattle, Washington

As part of its popular Silent Movie Mondays series, Seattle Theater Group will present a special screening of “Die Stadt ohne Juden,” a recently-remastered 1924 silent film based on a dystopian novel anticipating the rise of Nazism. MOR’s instrumental ensemble will be there to perform the striking new musical score that STF has commissioned from composer Guenter Buchwald, who will also join the MOR ensemble as conductor and performer. (Buchwald, one of the world’s leading advocates of music for the silent cinema, led MOR’s 2008 and 2015 screening of “The Golem” with Betty Olivero’s klezmer-like film score.)
It’s an evening not to be missed.

Mikhail Shmidt, violin   Susan Gulkis Assadi, viola

Walter Gray, cello   Jonathan Green, double bass

Laura DeLuca, clarinet   Jessica Choe, piano

and composer Guenter Buchwald joins the MOR ensemble as conductor and performer.

 

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