Alfred Hitchcock's Piano by Candlelight

Thu Mar 07 2024 at 08:15 pm to 09:30 pm

St Vincent Street,Edinburgh,EH3 6SW,GB | Edinburgh

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Alfred Hitchcock's Piano by Candlelight
Witness the genius of film composition with a cinematic piano recital and silent film showing inspired by Alfred Hitchcock and Hollywood
"Matthew Shiel shone" (ThisWeek Culture)
Sink into your seat with a complimentary hot chocolate as award-winning pianist Matthew Shiel performs favourite Hollywood film music including: Schindler's List , Imperial March (from Star Wars ) and Hedwig's Theme (from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ) by John Williams and Prelude and Murder (from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho ) by Bernard Herrmann - performed by atmospheric candlelight in our special candlelit chapel setting .
And for an unforgettable grand finale, Matthew Shiel will transport you back in time to the golden era of Hollywood to experience the magic of the silent screen. During the silent film era (1890 -1930) - a cinema pianist was expected to improvise music to accompany the film. Tonight, in keeping with silent cinema traditions, Matthew Shiel will provide a film score to Charlie Chaplin's "Police" (1916) and "A Trip to the Moon" (1902). "A Trip to the Moon" is the first science fiction film ever made and one of the most influential films in cinema history.
These candlelit concert experiences are a fun and entertaining way to wind down after a busy week - ticket includes a complimentary hot chocolate to enhance the experience.
This event is a unique opportunity to celebrate the musical genius of Hollywood cinema and relive the magic of silent cinematography. Grab your friends and family and join us for an unforgettable evening filled with laughter and entertainment!
Cinema Paradiso - Ennio Morricone
Gabriel's Oboe (from The Mission ) - Ennio Morricone
Any Other Name (from American Beauty ) - Thomas Newman
Imperial March Theme (from Star Wars ) - John Williams
Jurassic Park - John Williams
Hedwig's Theme (from Harry Potter ) - John Williams
Jaws - John Williams
Over the Rainbow (from The Wizard of Oz ) - Harold Arlen
Prelude and Murder (from Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho ) - Bernard Herrmann
Theme from James Bond - Monty Norman
and more...
A Trip to the Moon (1902)
Charlie Chaplin's 'Police' (1916)

Event Venue & Nearby Stays

St Vincent Street,Edinburgh,EH3 6SW,GB, United Kingdom


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