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Hildur Guðnadóttir, Philip Jeck and Jóhann Jóhannsson perform live score to Pandora's Box

Icelandic composers Hildur Guðnadóttir and Jóhann Jóhannsson have composed a new score for Wilhelm Pabst's 1929 silent film Pandora's Box. Guðnadóttir and Jóhannsson will perform the score live with Philip Jeck and clarinettist Dov Goldberg at four cities across the UK.

The film, which traces the rise and fall of a prostitute named Lulu, will be screened with the new score in London, Manchester, Leeds and Warwick. Dates are as follows: London Islington Assembly Hall (31 October), Leeds Howard Assembly Room (1 November), Manchester Royal Norther College of Music (2 November), Coventry Warwick Arts Centre (3 November). More details here.