Metropolis | Silent Movie on the Barhydt Organ

Robert Nicholls, Organist, Keeps Historical Movie Experience Alive

2018-19 Sondheim Organ Music Spotlight Series

Ticket Information

$18 | ADULTS
$10 | STUDENTS


METROPOLIS is a 1927 German expressionist science-fiction drama film directed by Fritz Lang. The silent film is regarded as a pioneering work of the science-fiction genre in movies, being among the first feature-length movies of the genre. Filming took place over 17 months in 1925-26.

Organist ROBERT NICHOLLS returns for this unique style of organ performance. He will play continuously, without written score, improvising musical sound that expresses the mood of the performance as he observes it on the movie screen. Robert Nicholls is one of a small group of organists keeping this historical movie experience alive.

FAIRFIELD CONCERT ASSOCIATION members are admitted with proof of membership; no ticket is required from the Ticket Office. Tickets are required for all non-members. General admission tickets for Metropolis are $18 and available at the Fairfield Arts & Convention Center Ticket Office 641-472-2787 and online www.FairfieldACC.com. Season tickets for the Fairfield Concert Association will be available at a table in the lobby prior to the concert, or can be purchased at the Box Office during its regular hours.



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