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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.


Approximate schedule:
4:30pm Restaurants and bars open
6:30pm Q&A with Gabriel Yared
7:00pm The English Patient
8:35pm Interval
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.

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