ARMcinema25 @ The Rotunda

Thursday, February 14, 2013 - 8:00pm

Andrew’s Video Vault at the Rotunda | 2013 Series

Debussy: The Fall of the House of Usher [La Chute de la Maison Usher] (2006, 80 min)
Debussy’s unfinished Edgar Alan Poe opera is reconstructed and orchestrated by Robert Orledge and prepared with the short ballet, Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune; Jeux. From the Wiener Symphoniker at the Bregenzer Festspiele.

The Life and Works of Richard Wagner (1913, 82 min)
In one of the first feature films, director Carl Fröhlich tells the story of the great German composer—from his childhood through his iconic triumphs in orchestral and operatic music.

This program is made possible through the generous support of the Cinema Studies Program and The Rotunda at the University of Pennsylvania, and ARMcinema25. Special thanks: Andrew Repasky McElhinney, Curator of the Film Series.

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