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Battleship Potemkin Live Score

Jan Bang and Matt Calvert

Presented by EFG London Jazz Festival

Sat 23 Nov
Jazz

Battleship Potemkin Live Score

Jan Bang and Matt Calvert

Presented by EFG London Jazz Festival

Buy tickets for both Battleship Potemkin and Sinking of the Titanic (Sun 8 Dec) and receive a 15% discount. (Excludes Savers and Under 30s.)

The masterpiece of early cinema, Eisenstein’s 1925 Soviet classic, Battleship Potemkin finds its new sound with Opera North’s 2017 commission to mark the centenary of the Russian Revolution and also to honour the wish of Eisenstein who hoped the score to be rewritten every 20 years to retain its relevance for each new generation.

The film will be screened with Norwegian electronic musician and producer Jan Bang (Punkt) and Matt Calvert (Three Trapped Tigers) performing the score live with guitars, electronics and found sounds which are utterly fitting to the scenery, intensifying Eisenstein’s phenomenal imagery.


The 2019 EFG London Jazz Festival returns to Kings Place this November, along with an illustrious line-up of international artists.

Norwegian iconoclast, Jan Bang, returns with Matt Calvert (Three Trapped Tigers) for a mesmerising musical presentation of Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin, while veteran Cuban violinist Omar Puente teams up with Courtney Pine, Alex Wilson and Dennis Rollins for a special tribute event.

Dan Tepfer brings his Yamaha Disklavier to the Hall One for an extraordinary improvisatory AV show, Natural Machines. Check the website for new announcements.

Date & start time:Sat 23 Nov – 7.30pm
Venue:Hall One

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