Thierry Escaich regularly performs in ‘ciné-concerts’ where he gives improvised accompaniments to silent films, either on piano or organ. These films can range from short animation, to feature length familiar titles.
The Phantom of the Opera (1925, dir. R. Julian)
Metropolis (1927, dir. F. Lang)
La Passion de Jeanne d’Arc / The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928, dir. C. T. Dreyer)
L’Aurore / Sunrise (1927, dir. F.W. Murnau)
The Wind (1928, dir. Victor Sjöström)
Highlights of the 14/15 and 15/16 seasons include at the Konzerthaus Berlin, Mariinsky Theatre, Philharmonie de Paris, Auditorium de Lyon, Bratislava Symphony Hall and Maison symphonique de Montréal.
Leading French composer and organist Thierry Escaich is a uniquely creative figure in contemporary music, celebrated as a composer, organist and improviser. Future composing highlights include a major commission for the Orchestre de Paris and a double concerto for Lisa Batiashvili and Francois Leleux for the New York Philharmonic.