The Andrew Alden Ensemble presents the 1925 silent horror film adaptation of Gaston Leroux's novel The Phantom of the Opera with a live modern score! The Andrew Alden Ensemble is a contemporary chamber music group from Berklee College of Music in Boston, MA whose goal is to bring forth new music for chamber music and film. The ensemble produces textual scores for film and performs them in front of a live audience to transform the picture with new sounds and experiences.
The Andrew Alden Ensemble brings
together a fascinating
collaboration of rock music and
composition with electric
guitar, drum set, synthesizer,
piano, violin and viola,
updating audiences' experience
with this horror classic. Their
music combines the influence of
Steve Reich, Philip Glass, David
Lang, Radiohead, Velvet
Underground and Krzysvtof
Penderecki to create a beautiful
and haunting sound that cannot
be mistaken for anyone else.