Rare Silent Films to be Screened at Spanish Synagogue

Rare Silent Films to be Screened at Spanish Synagogue

The Berg Orchestra, a Prague-based collective devoted to contemporary music, has long been known for its innovative performances and compositions, drawing inspiration from the sounds of the Prague cityscape and the natural musicality of the human body.

The group also incorporates film into one of its most popular performance series, Cinegogue, which takes place throughout the year at the Spanish Synagogue.



The latest installment of the Cinegogue event will feature cult silent films by women directors of the ’30s and ’40s set to original music by Czech composers.

Original music composed by Matouš Hejl , Jiří Lukeš, Michaela Pálka Plachká, Tomáš Reindl, and Miro Tóth will be performed live by the Berg Orchestra under the direction of Peter Vrábel.

The event takes place in collaboration with the Jewish Museum in Prague; free entry to the Robert Gutmann Gallery is included in the price of admission. Tickets are 150-250 CZK.


Elizabeth Haas

Elizabeth Haas is the editor of Expats.cz. She has lived in Prague for 12 years working as a writer and editor of cookbooks and travel guides. Her work has appeared in both Czech and American publications.

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