Cinema’s most beguiling bloodsucker appears in a new light as Philip Glass’s revelatory score blows the cobwebs off the iconic 1930s movie Dracula. It’s a unique opportunity to witness one of the world’s most famous composers in action: Glass himself shares the stage with the internationally renowned Kronos Quartet, and his hypnotic music provides an eerie counterpart to the strange suspense of this creepy classic.
‘A night to remember… bewitching and hypnotic.’ Toronto Globe and Mail
Free post-concert performance by BiLE (Birmingham Laptop Ensemble) in the Symphony Hall Cafe Bar:
Seven laptops, one voice – a live blend of electronic music, improvisation, live sampling, visuals and laptop performance.
Supported by BEAST
Original music by Philip Glass
Performed by Philip Glass and Kronos Quartet (Michael Riesman conductor) to the Universal Pictures 1931 film classic Dracula, starring Bela Lugosi.
Dracula (film screening, Certificate PG)
The performance lasts approximately 1 hour 20 minutes with no interval.
£9.50, £15, £20, £25, £30, £35*
60plus: £9.50, £14.50, £19, £24, £28.50, £33.50*
Discounts also available for children, students and under 25s, wheelchair users, disabled patrons and their companions, concert package bookers and groups of 11+. For more details on all discounts and how to book click here.
Choir, Chorus Boxes and Stalls front four rows not available. Reduced availability in the Terraces, Upper Circle Ledges, Grand Tier Ledges and Platform Boxes.
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