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The Sound of Charlie Chaplin

The Philharmonie de Paris pays homage to Charlie Chaplin with a new exhibition which focuses on the work of the master of silent film from a musical vantage point, shining the spotlight on the close relation to dance, rhythm and the illusion of speech and sound, all rigorously “orchestrated” in each of his works.

With many film clips, photographs, artworks, rare documents and interactive installations, the new exhibition, The Sound of Charlie Chaplin (French title: Charlie Chaplin : L’Homme-orchestre) is open from October 11, 2019 to January 26, 2020, and offers an in-depth vision adapted to visitors of all age-groups, who will be able to explore the life and work of one of the greatest artists of the 20th century through a new light.

The Philharmonie de Paris also has a special programme of Chaplin-themed concerts from October 9-13, which includes Modern Times and Cineteca di Bologna/Immagine Ritrovata’s new digital restoration of A Woman of Paris with live accompaniment by the Orchestre de Chambre de Paris conducted by Timothy Brock, and more…