|June 2, 2011|
Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh
Agnes and Joseph Katz Performing Arts Center
Tickets: $20 general admission, $15 seniors, $10 students
In 16th century Prague, a rabbi animates a clay giant to protect his people, but has he created a hero or a monster? In a unique collaboration with JFilm: The Pittsburgh Jewish Film Forum, the Jewish Music Festival will screen the classic silent film “The Golem: How He Came Into the World” (Germany, 1920, 86 minutes). Betty Olivero’s haunting score will be performed live as backdrop to director Paul Wegener’s expressionist images and epic set pieces, screened in gorgeous color-tinted black and white with English intertitles. Lucy Fischer, Distinguished Professor at the University of Pittsburgh’s Film Studies Department will introduce the film.
Performing Olivero’s music are Marissa Byers, clarinet; Nurit Pacht and Rachel Stegeman, violins; Tatjana Mead Chamis, viola Aron Zelkowicz, cello; and Stephen Burns,who directs Fulcrum Point Music New Music Project in Chicago.
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