The Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts, based in Katonah, New York, is partnering with the nearby Jacob Burns Film Center to present four films selected by Caramoor Festival musicians. The first film in the “Caramoor at the Burns: Movies Musicians Love” series will be Black Orpheus (1959), a modern retelling of the Orpheus myth set in Brazil chosen by the Miró Quartet, which will be shown at the Burns on September 10. The 2000 Coen Brothers movie O Brother, Where Art Thou?, selected by singer/songwriter Sarah Jarosz, will be shown on October 1, followed by the Alexander Nevsky, the 1939 Soviet film directed by Sergei Eisenstein and scored by Sergei Prokofiev, which was chosen by pianist Daniil Trifonov (Nov. 5). The final film of the fall 2019 series will be the 2003 animated French movie The Triplets of Belleville (Dec. 3), selected by conductor and orchestrator Ted Sperling. The series will continue into 2020, with winter/spring 2020 films to be announced at a later date.

Posted September 9, 2019