Hamlet (1921, starring Asta Nielsen) Silent film with music from Michael Riessler (Programme 2018)


  • Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 20:00h


Music: Michael Riessler

Bass clarinet, Composition: Michael Riessler

Drums, Percussion: Lorenzo Riessler

Duration: 2 h 10 min without intermission

Prices: 15€ for each seat

Admission 45 minutes before the beginning of the performance

A cinematic event: the setting of the silent film classic Hamlet starring the Danish film star Asta Nielsen in the role of the prince by the clarinetist and composer Michael Riessler. Hamlet starring Asta Nielsen was the first box office hit in the cinemas after the First World War. Asta Nielsen, who also appeared as the producer of the film, delivers an unparalleled theatrical performance in the lead role. On behalf of Arte TV, the composer and clarinetist Michael Riessler has created a lavishly musical setting, which he will be performing live with his son at the GlobeStage Design during the showing.