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Filmstill »Frau im Mond«
Filmstill »Frau im Mond«
Symphoniker Hamburg
Symphoniker Hamburg © J. Konrad Schmidt

Laeiszhalle Hamburg Großer Saal
Fri, 11 May 2018   19:30

Film & Music: »Frau im Mond« / »Woman in the Moon«

Hamburg International Music Festival

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Fritz Lang’s 1929 science-fiction drama »Frau im Mond« (Woman in the Moon) went down in German film history as one of the last great silent films to be made. The film is based on a novel by Thea von Harbou and tells the early dream of a mission to the moon, coupling it with a heart-rending love story. Incidentally, the director Lang invented the countdown in this film that was later actually used for space missions. American conductor and composer Timothy Brock specialises in musical accompaniment for silent movies. He has written a new soundtrack for »Frau im Mond« which he performs live with the Symphoniker Hamburg to accompany a showing of the film at the music festival.


Symphoniker Hamburg

conductor Timothy Brock


Stummfilm und Livemusik

Timothy Brock
Musik zu: Frau im Mond (R: Fritz Lang, D 1928/29)

(Kompositionsauftrag von Wiener Konzerthaus, Auditorium / Orchestre National de Lyon und Elbphilharmonie Hamburg)

ca. 23:00

Promoter: HamburgMusik

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Großer Saal

Since 1908, the Laeiszhalle has been a meeting place for Hamburg's musical life. The neo-baroque Laeiszhalle Grand Hall accommodates over 2,000 guests.

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    20355 Hamburg

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Laeiszhalle Grand Hall © Thies Raetzke

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