BIRDMAN Screening + LIVE Music Score
- Feb 11, 2018
- MAIN STAGE
- 7:00pm Feb, 11
Experience the explosive Oscar-winning film accompanied LIVE by composer Antonio Sanchez and his Grammy Award winning score that provides the heartbeat of the film. See Birdman like never before as Sanchez provides a unique live score during a screening of the film.
[ABOUT THE FILM]
BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) - famous for portraying an iconic superhero - as he struggles to mount a Broadway play. In the days leading up to opening night, he battles his ego and attempts to recover his family, his career, and himself.
[ABOUT THE ARTIST]
2014 proved to be a landmark year for drummer/composer/bandleader AntonioSanchez. Long one of the most acclaimed and in-demand drummers of his generation, Sanchez's ever-expanding musical vision was discovered by new audiences through his Golden Globe & BAFTA-nominated score for Alejandro González Iñárritu's Academy Award-winning film Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance), and a globe-spanning 150-city tour with the Pat Metheny Unity Group, the latest iteration of a fifteen-year collaboration between the guitarist and drummer -in addition to appearing as a featured musician in Miles Ahead, Don Cheadle's forthcoming biopic on Miles Davis as well as composing and recording his next album as a leader.
Now, Sanchez follows that well-deserved success with two remarkably diverse new releases that spotlight the continued evolution of his compositional and bandleading talents. Three Times Three showcases Sanchez at his improvisatory best with three different but equally iconic all-star trios; while the breathtaking, sweeping The Meridian Suite features the composer's most ambitious work to date, an hour-long electro-acoustic suite penned for Migration, his working ensemble
For more information on Antonio Sanchez, visit his website.
Antonio Sanchez - Birdman LIVE is a part of Music Hall's 2017-18 AROUND THE WORLD SERIES. Purchase series packages at the Box Office! http://www.musichall.org/subscriptions