Silent Film with Live Orchestra: Parlando

Step into the world of silent movies like never before in a live performance of Dmitri Shostakovich’s The New Babylon. Prepare to be transported to the glory days of movie palaces as this legendary silent film comes to life with a captivating orchestral score performed right before your eyes. Featuring New York-based chamber orchestra Parlando performing Shostakovich’s vibrant score, The New Babylon brings the tale of two lovers caught in the throes of political upheaval in 19th century Paris to the United Theatre in a tribute to the early pioneers of movies and movie music.