DOCKLANDS SINFONIA PRESENTS: THE BATTLE OF THE SOMME
On the 100th year anniversary of the start of the Battle of the Somme, Docklands Sinfonia will be performing a special concert commemorating the centenary of both The Battle of the Somme and the Battle of Jutland. Performing Laura Rossi’s acclaimed new score live to the iconic 1916 film The Battle of the Somme as part of the Imperial War Museum’s Somme 100 film project. The film is a compelling documentary record of one of the key battles of the First World War and in 1916 was seen by over half the UK adult population. Only Star Wars has beaten it in box office records since. Silent with English intertitles.
Cinematographers: Geoffrey Malins, John McDowell
Conductor: Spencer Down
UK | 1916 | 74 mins
Venue: St Anne’s, Limehouse, Three Colt Street, London E14 7HP
Tickets via Docklands Sinfonia website here.
Limited number of FREE tickets available for the over 60’s here.
Part of Roots. More information here.