Thursday, April 3, 2014

Chamber Lab to Play Along to Buster Keaton's 'The General' at the Fox

Posted By on Thu, Apr 3, 2014 at 6:30 PM

This is the closest to being in the year 1926 you will get. Tucson's alternative classical quintet will perform the soundtrack to Buster Keaton's silent film The General on Saturday, April 19 at the Fox Theatre, 17 W. Congress St.

From the press release:

ChamberLab composers Chris Black, Dante Rosano, Marco Rosano, and Tony Rosano have written new music for strings, brass, woodwinds, percussion, and at least one piano, bringing the excitement of Buster Keaton's most well-known and heart-pounding film to life. There are train chases. There is cannon fire. There is a bridge collapse. The North and the South grapple for the destiny of the country. ChamberLab is there, with full artillery.

The General was a box office failure and collectively disliked by critics and fans alike. Fast forward 63 years, the film is now considered a cinematic masterpiece and one of Roger Ebert's top 10 films. The cinematic classic is right up there with 2001: A Space Odyssey and Vertigo.

Tickets are only $10. Click here to purchase your tickets and here to visit the ChamberLab’s Facebook page for more information.


Tags: , , , ,

Comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Previously in the Range

Today | Fri | Sat | Sun | Mon | Tue | Wed
Saturday Tour & Tasting

Saturday Tour & Tasting @ Hamilton Distillery

Saturdays, 3-5 p.m.

All of today's events | Staff Picks

Staff Pick

Rick Springfield Presents Best In Show with Loverboy, Greg Kihn & Tommy Tutone

Rick Springfield Presents Best In Show with Loverboy, Greg Kihn & Tommy Tutone. Live at AVA Amphitheater!… More

@ AVA: Anselmo Valencia Tori Amphitheater Sun., Aug. 19, 7-10 p.m. Casino del Sol, 5655 W. Valencia Road.

» More Picks

Submit an Event Listing

Popular Content

  1. Four Great Things to Do in Tucson Today: Thursday, August 16 (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  2. National Alliance on Mental Illness Southern Arizona Receives Funding for Youth Mental Health Programs (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  3. Salsa, Tequila & Tacos Take Over Tucson (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  4. Arizona Still Grappling with Question of How to Prevent School Shootings (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)
  5. Laughing Stock: Geek, or gangsta? (The Range: The Tucson Weekly's Daily Dispatch)

© 2018 Tucson Weekly | 7225 Mona Lisa Rd. Ste. 125, Tucson AZ 85741 | (520) 797-4384 | Powered by Foundation