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NOSFERATU screening of the cult horror movie with live piano accompaniment.
Wed 2 November 2016, 19:30 – 22:00 GMT
Nosferatu (1922) ‧ Horror/Silent film ‧ 1h 32m
In this highly influential silent horror film, the mysterious Count Orlok (Max Schreck) summons Thomas Hutter (Gustav von Wangenheim) to his remote Transylvanian castle in the mountains. The eerie Orlok seeks to buy a house near Hutter and his wife, Ellen (Greta Schroeder). After Orlok reveals his vampire nature, Hutter struggles to escape the castle, knowing that Ellen is in grave danger. Meanwhile Orlok's servant, Knock (Alexander Granach), prepares for his master to arrive at his new home.
This screening will be accompanied by Anthony Gowing (Director of Music) playing along on piano live.
Anthony Gowing is a freelance musician based in East Anglia. He is currently the Musical Director of the Iceni Choir and Accompanist for the Sheringham and Cromer Choral Society. Previously, he was Assistant Director of Music at Sheffield Cathedral and in the same role at Gloucester Cathedral he was involved with the famous Three Choirs Festival, performing with the Philharmonia Orchestra and was the Musical Director of the Saint Cecilia Singers. As an organist, he has performed the complete works of Messiaen and Duruflé, and was a finalist at the St Albans International organ competition and has appeared on BBC Radio 2, 3 and 4.
Anthony began his musical education in Norwich under the tutelage of the late Kenneth Ryder at St. Peter Mancroft and progressed to the Royal Academy of Music in London, where he studied Piano and Organ. He also studied with Colin Walsh and in Paris with Thierry Escaich.
There will be an interval during this screening.
£10 advance (£5 for NUS students - please bring ID)
This film has a PG rating.
Refunds can only be issued if the performance is cancelled or the event gets postponed to another date.