Performing Arts - Other | May 6 | 5-7 p.m. | Zellerbach Playhouse
UC Berkeleys eco ensemble brings the cinematic vision of Ernst Lubitsch to life with the US premiere of Argentine composer Martin Matalons film score for the directors The Oyster
Princess. Lubitschs 1919 silent comedy of mistaken identities is a satire aimed at the desires and transgressions of the bourgeoisie. Cal Performances executive and artistic director Matías Tarnopolsky begins the program with an onstage interview of Matalon; following an intermission, the film will be screened to a live performance of the score. In collaboration with the Center for New Music and Audio Technologies (CNMAT).
$20 prices subject to change