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Julia Holter: The Passion of Joan of Arc

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Joined by her band and the 36-strong Chorus of Opera North, Los Angeles-based singer, songwriter and composer Julia Holter ventures into astonishing, beautiful new territory with this live soundtrack.

Digging deeper into her longstanding fascination with the art, history and music of the Middle Ages, Holter's score for Carl Theodor Dreyer’s visionary 1928 silent film weaves an immense sonic tapestry from medieval chants, bells, organs and the massed voices of Opera North’s ensemble.

The breathtaking music of one of today’s most remarkable artists meets the intensely expressive universe of a landmark of early cinema. 

Tagged with: Cinema Contemporary music

dir. Carl Theodor Dreyer. France 1928, 88 mins. Cert. PG

This event will start promptly at the advertised start time and running times will be confirmed closer to the event. 

Produced by the Barbican, the Brudenell Social Club and hcmf//.

Co-commissioned by Opera North Projects

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