Come and listen to this rare gem of a concert with John Lenehan. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this varied programme of short films inspired by music as
Come and listen to this rare gem of a concert with John Lenehan. Immerse yourself in the sights and sounds of this varied programme of short films inspired by music as well as classic silent films by Lloyd and Keaton.
Praised by the New York Times for his “great flair and virtuosity” and the (London) Times – “a masterly recital”, John Lenehan has appeared in concerts throughout the World from Abu Dhabi to Zurich and from Aberdeen to Zimbabwe. As a soloist he has appeared with orchestras such as the London Symphony at the Barbican and the Royal Philharmonic in the Royal Albert Hall. John Lenehan has also collaborated with some of the leading instrumentalists of our time and is recognised as an outstanding
and versatile chamber musician.
Nicolai – Overture to “The Merry Wives of Windsor” with the film Composition in Blue (dir. Fischinger)
Mozart – music from “The Magic Flute” with the film Papageno (1935) (dir. Reiniger)
Debussy – Reflet dans L’eau with the film Images of Debussy (1951) (dir. Renoir)
Schumann – In the Night with the Film In der Nacht (1931) (dir. Ruttman)
Tchaikovsky – Excerpts from “The Nutcracker” with Soviet animated films (various dates/directors)
Part 2 (Silent Comedy Classics)
One Week (1920) – starring Buster Keaton (excerpt with improvised accompaniment)
Never Weaken (1921) starring Harold Lloyd with stride piano music from the 1920s.