This 21 February, the Dovzhenko Centre will screen the Alfred Hitchcock 1929 silent film classic Blackmail featuring an original score presented by celebrated British composer Neil Brand. Performing the piece will be the Kyiv Fantastic Orchestra, a 30-musician ensemble of the State Estrada Symphony Orchestra of Ukraine under the direction of Natalia Stets. Following the screening the audience is invited for a composer talk with Neil Brand about his work on the film.
This event is being offered as part of the Envision Sound educational programme for cinematic score composers organised jointly by the British Council in Ukraine and the Oleksandr Dovzhenko National Centre.
The event will be conducted in English with simultaneous Ukrainian translation.