Brussels Philharmonic | Ars Musica: Metropolis | 19.11.22 |…

Ars Musica: Metropolis


The first science fiction film ever was ‘Metropolis’ from the filmmaker Fritz Lang. A megaproduction from 1927 that would become not only the most expensive and most famous German film in history, but also one of the milestones of cinema history: no fewer than 36,000 extras and 500 miniature skys ...

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Metropolis (1927)
film by Fritz Lang
restored version from the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung (2010)

music by Martin Matalón (1995/2007/2010)

co-commission Cité de la musique-Philharmonie de Paris / Gürzenich-Orchester Köln / Ars Musica

coproduction Brussels Philharmonic, Concertgebouw Brugge, Bozar & Ars Musica - in collaboration with IRCAM-Centre Pompidou

with the support of Beside Tax Shelter and the Belgian Tax Shelter

opening concert Ars Musica 2022

with Anthony Millet on accordeon, Mats Bergström on guitar & John Eckhardt on fretless e-bass

Thomas Goepfer: realisation computer music
Manuel Poletti: electronics
Luca Bagnoli: sound technician
Sylvain Carton, Lucas Ciret: sound assistance