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Music and Science: Perspectives & Relations

Music and Science: Perspectives & Relations

London,Instituto Cervantes London – new address off the Strand27 Jun
Join us for a fascinating evening of talks exploring the relationships between music and science. “HOW CAN WE HEAR MUSIC IN OUR MINDS?”   From the tune stuck in our head without consent to willingly ‘replaying’ in the mind that favourite piece, research on music imagery has been of great interest since the beginnings of Psychology of Music. Although it is a highly phenomenological process and there is still much to be elucidated, we will present some of the evidence that…

The Umbrellas of Cherbourg + Live Music

London,Cine Lumiere2 Jul
Guy and Geneviève are very much in love. When they find out that Guy must leave for a two-year tour of combat in Algeria, they share a passionate night. Pregnant and devastated by Guy’s absence, Genevieve must choose whether to wait for Guy or marry a wealthy diamond merchant. A visually intoxicating masterpiece, Demy’s musical with Michel Legrand’s memorable soundtrack won the 1964 Palme d’Or in Cannes. Preceded by live music and followed by a Q&A Les Parapluies de Cherbourg…

Al Atlal

London,Cine Lumiere4 Jul
Seen last year in Krzysztof Warlikowski’s Phaedra(s) at the Barbican, actress and singer Norah Krief felt a burst of nostalgia remembering her mother listening to the Egyptian Diva Umm Kulthum on their record-player. Accompanied by a trio of musicians, Frederic Fresson, Lucien Zerrad and Yousef Zayed, she reinterprets Ibrahim Nagi’s famous poem Al Atlal (The Ruins), a personal and autobiographical work about the remains of lost love and homeland.
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