Classical music
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Film Screening

Weimar Berlin - Metropolis Live Screening

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Watch Fritz Lang's sci-fi masterpiece Metropolis accompanied live by Gottfried Huppertz's score.

Composer Huppertz and film director Lang were frequent partners in the creation of German cinema of the Weimar period.

Their most famous collaboration was on Lang's 1927 tour de force of epic expressionist science-fiction storytelling.

Set in a city of the future (in 2026), Metropolis is lauded for its imaginative flair in depicting a nightmarish mechanized-industrial future.

Its warning about society, equality and the nature of the city itself reflect the instability and concerns of the Weimar age.

For this live screening of Metropolis, Frank Strobel conducts his own arrangement of Huppertz's original score for the film.

Huppertz's music draws principally from Wagner and Richard Strauss, with flashes of modernism to represent the film’s futuristic urban dystopia.

Performers

Philharmonia Orchestra
Frank Strobel conductor

Repertoire

Gottfried Huppertz: Metropolis - film screening

Dates & times

13 Jun 2019
Approximate run time: 150 mins
Run times may vary, find out more

where

Royal Festival Hall

Pricing

£12 - £58
Booking fee: £3.00 (Members £0.00)

Multi-buy discount

£12, £19, £28, £36, £45, £58

Multi-buy discount
Book multiple Philharmonia Orchestra events in the same transaction and receive a discount: 3 – 5 events (10% discount); 6 – 8 events (15% discount); 9 -– 11 events (20% discount); 12 – 14 events (25% discount); 15 or more events (30% discount). Events must be in the 2018/19 season. This discount is not available on Premium seats.

Concessions

25% off (limited availability)
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need to know

Please note there is no interval

Related events
Royal Festival Hall at 6pm: New Music for Old Movies pre-concert performance. Live screenings of two silent era films are accompanied by new scores by Czech composer Martin Smolka. Admission free.

Ticketing
Book multiple Philharmonia Orchestra events in the same transaction and receive a discount.
3 – 5 events (10% discount)
6 – 8 events (15% discount)
9 – 11 events (20% discount)
12 – 14 events (25% discount)
15 or more events (30% discount)

These discounts are not available on Premium seats or for the following concerts:
Brian Tyler Returns – Live in Concert (25 Oct 2018), Philharmonia Orchestra – Christmas with King's College Choir (13 Dec 2018), Philharmonia Orchestra – Christmas at the Movies (16 Dec 2018), Valentine’s Day Gala (14 Feb 2019).