Composer and Pianist Burnett Thompson has been performing his scores for silent films since 2002 at the National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC, the Goethe-Institut German Cultural Center, the Freer Gallery, and Castleton Theater. Please take a moment to review the HISTORY of these performances.
Additional screenings TBA.
March 11, 2009, 7:00 p.m. Othello, 1922, Director: Dmitri Buchowetzki. Cast: Emil Jannings, Lya de Putti, Werner Krauss. Goethe Institute
March 14, 2009, 4:00 p.m. Julius Caesar Dir: Enrico Guazzoni. Idea: Raffaele Giovagnoli. Cast: Gianna Terribili-Gonzales, Augusto Mastripietri, Ignazio Lupi, Lea Orlandini. National Gallery of Art
March 16, 2009 The Sonnets: 10 Sonnets with newly composed musical settings. National Arts Club, New York, NY
Many thanks to Sylvia Blume at the Goethe-Institut German Cultural Center, John Andrews at the Shakespeare Guild, Rita Venturelli at the Italian Cultural Center, and Peggy Parsons at National Gallery of Art.