In conjunction with Tate modern’s Dalí & FIlm exhibition, this ﬁlm programme featured the world premiere of live new music scores for 9 strings, piano, percussion, soprano and clockwork toys to a range of classic avant-garde and experimental silent ﬁlms.
The scores examine new contextual relationships between music, historical experimental ﬁlm, and art.The concert and screening featured the UK premiere of the recently restored print of Un Chien Andalou by Filmoteca Española, accompanied by López Figueroa’s original score Clonic Mutations.
“Live music set to ﬁlm can be a joy”, The Guardian “a poignant music score expanding the meaning of the ﬁlm” Harlock Award, Rimusicazioni Film Festival, Bolzano 2006
Clonic Mutations live performance at Berlinale 2008 Buñuel´s retrospective. Berlin Film Festival
Sergio Lopez Figueroa, composer
Tim Murray, conductor
The Clarion ensemble
Maya Sapone, soprano
Kate Ryder, piano
Violins Helena Wood, Peter Graham, Kate Robinson, Ciaran McCabe
Viola Jennifer Christie, Helen Goatly
Cello Chris Allan, David Kadumukasa
Bass Richard Pryce
Percussion Robert Farrer,