+ pre show Q&A with Gabriel Yared
Unfortunately Márta Sebestyén has had to withdraw from tonight’s performance due to illness. Eleanor Grant will now sing Márta’s vocal parts as well as her own.
4:30pm Restaurants and bars open
6:30pm Q&A with Gabriel Yared
7:00pm The English Patient
10:15pm Event ends
There will be one 25 minute interval.
Experience the multi-Academy Award® winning 1996 motion picture The English Patient on a vast HD screen with live orchestral accompaniment.
Gabriel Yared’s Oscar-winning score will performed live in-sync by the Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, conducted by Ludwig Wicki, alongside vocal soloist Eleanor Grant.
Winner of an astounding nine Academy Awards®, including Best Picture and Best Original Score, The English Patient is a sweeping World War II romantic masterpiece. Set against breath-taking backdrops in North Africa and Italy, The English Patient tells the story of a badly burned pilot (Oscar® nominee Ralph Fiennes) pulled from the wreckage of his plane in the desert. Placed in the care of an army nurse (Oscar® winner Juliette Binoche) and referred to only as “the English Patient”, we are brought on his journey of an impassioned and consuming love affair with a married woman (Oscar® nominee Kristin Scott Thomas). Lives from both the past and present become intricately altered.
This special screening will be preceded by an on-stage Q&A with composer Gabriel Yared.
© 1996 Miramax and The Saul Zaentz Company
The English Patient Live is an Avex Classics International production.
Open the door to an action-packed programme of music, dance, circus, comedy, film, and more.
- Film is rated certificate 15
- Approximate running time 155 minutes plus one 25 minute interval
- The film will feature full original dialogue, which will also be subtitled.