SUN • AUGUST 11, 2019 • 8:00PM
350 S 1st St
Jacksonville OR 97530
BFO: BFO Spectacular!
A new score to the silent film Battleship Potemkin, featuring some of the greatest moments in classical music, including Bach, Beethoven, Berlioz, Debussy, Janacek, Mahler, Holst, and more. The film will be screened with live orchestra!
Battleship Potemkin (1925)
Battleship Potemkin, Russian Bronenosets Potyomkin, Soviet silent film, released in 1925, that was director Sergey M. Eisenstein’s tribute to the early Russian revolutionaries and is widely regarded as a masterpiece of international cinema.
The film is based on the mutiny of Russian sailors against their tyrannical superiors aboard the battleship Potemkin during the Revolution of 1905. Their victory was short-lived, however, as during their attempts to get the population of Odessa (now in Ukraine) to launch a massive revolution, Cossacks arrived and laid waste to the insurgents, thus fanning the winds of war that would ultimately lead to the rise of communism in the Revolution of 1917.
Pre-concert talk: Nathan Farrington, Sebastian Chang, Teddy Abrams
Hospitality Deck: Harry & David
Begins in the Britt Performance Garden at 7:00 p.m.
Contingency plan due to poor air quality:
In the event that the Britt Festival Orchestra performances are moved to North Medford High school due to poor air quality, there will be three lines established for patrons: the 1st line will be for reserved seat holders and will be seated first, the 2nd line will be for paid lawn ticket holders and will be seated second, and the 3rd line will be for all complimentary ticket holders and will be seated on a first come, first serve basis. These lines will be processed in 15-minute intervals.