Charlie Chaplin

The internationally recognized event, which in recent years has emerged as a favorite destination for musicians and guitar fans from around the world, will feature more than 30 performers drawing from guitar traditions rooted in the US, England, Canada, China, Spain, and Mali.
On February 4th 2010 at Merkin Concert Hall, Gyan Riley will be performing an original score to accompany a series of short animations by the artist, music collector and experimental filmmaker Harry Smith.

On January 28th, 2010, at Merkin Concert Hall, Alex de Grassi will be accompanying a screening of Charlie Chaplin’s 1918 masterpiece Shoulder Arms.

The New York Guitar Festival commissioned Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon and Collections of Colonies of Bees’ Chris Rosenau to create new scores to two of Charlie Chaplin’s classic short silent films. They perform the scores live at Merkin Concert Hall on Thursday, January 21st, as part of our Silent Films/Live Guitars series.

Subscribe to RSS - Charlie Chaplin