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Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema 2016, Bo’ness ‘EARTH’ Wednesday 16th March at 7pm and ‘Jeely Jar’ screenings Sat morning 19th March 2016 http://www.falkirkcommunitytrust.org/venues/hippodrome/silent-cinema/

Fife Jazz Festival 2016 14th February ‘Battle of the Sexes’ at Adam Smith Theatre with Hazel Morrison (drums) and John Burgess (alto sax and clarinet) https://www.onfife.com/whats-on/detail/battle-sexes-u-fife-jazz-festival#

St Andrew’s University 2016 January 28th Steamboat Bill Jnr with Roddy Long (violin) and Hazel Morrison (percussion)

Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, December 2015

 

Portobello Edinburgh, 13th and 14th February 2015 at 7.30pm both nights

 

Tickets for our Silent Movie Weekend films will go on sale at Popeye's Sandwich Bar next Saturday Jan 24, priced at £6 and £4 concession (U18/O60) for each screening. We expect demand to be high, so suggest you get them early if you want to come along. </p><br /><br /><br />
<p>Friday Feb 13th<br /><br /><br /><br />
The Black Pirate starring Douglas Fairbanks</p><br /><br /><br />
<p>Saturday Feb 14th<br /><br /><br /><br />
One Week & Seven Chances starring Buster Keaton. </p><br /><br /><br />
<p>Both films will have live musical accompanient from the Jane Gardiner Trio. </p><br /><br /><br />
<p>Many thanks once again to Malcolm Thompson for designing our Poster!

Tickets for our Silent Movie Weekend films will go on sale at Popeye’s Sandwich Bar next Saturday Jan 24, priced at £6 and £4 concession (U18/O60) for each screening. We expect demand to be high, so suggest you get them early if you want to come along.

Friday Feb 13th
The Black Pirate starring Douglas Fairbanks

Saturday Feb 14th
One Week & Seven Chances starring Buster Keaton.

St Andrews 29th January 2015 at 7.30pm

Buster Keaton’s ‘One Week’ (1920) solo piano & ‘Dragnet Girl’ DRAGNET GIRL Dir. Yasujiro Ozu, Japan 1933 accompanied by the Jane Gardner Trio. St Andrew’s University

12th December 2014 at 7pm

Buster Keaton’s ‘Steamboat Bill Jr.’ with live accompaniment from the Jane Gardner Trio with Hazel Morrison (percussion), Roddy Long (violin) at Edinburgh’s Botanic Garden, Inverleith Row. Free refreshments after the screening!

http://www.rbge.org.uk/whats-on/event-details/352631st October 2014 at 8PM

Hitchcock’s silent THE LODGER; A STORY OF THE LONDON FOG (1927) with ‘Classical Mayhem’ at Garden City Cinema, Harpenden http://www.gardencitycinema.co.uk/film-silent-mayhem-hitchcocks-the-lodger-478

Ozu’s DRAGNET GIRL Scottish Tour 2014:

18th October Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries http://www.rbcft.co.uk/films-showing/october.html

16th October Pickaquoy Centre, Kirkwall, Orkney http://www.pickaquoy.co.uk/

28th August The Birks Cinema, Aberfeldy Perthshire    http://www.birkscinema.co.uk/

28th June Eden Court Cinema, Inverness https://www.eden-court.co.uk/

13th June Edinburgh Filmhouse http://www.filmhousecinema.com/

1st June Glasgow Film Theatre http://www.glasgowfilm.org/theatre

 

Saturday 15th March 2014 at 19.30

The Hippodrome Festival of Silent Cinema 2014: DRAGNET GIRL Dir. Yasujiro Ozu, Japan 1933

Hippfest Commission with Hazel Morrison (percussion) and Roddy Long (electric violin).

 

Thursday 30th January 2014 at 7pm

Double Bill with with Hazel Morrison (percussion) and Roddy Long (violin).

Location: St Andrew’s University School III

Laurel and Hardy in DOUBLE WHOOPEE (1929)

FW Murnau’s THE LAST LAUGH (1924)

 

 

Buster Keaton’s STEAMBOAT BILL JR (1928) silent film accompaniment on piano, with Hazel Morrison

Friday 13th December 2013 Buster Keaton’s STEAMBOAT BILL JR (1928) silent film accompaniment on piano, with Hazel Morrison (percussion) and Roddy Long (violin) Colinsburgh Town Hall, Colinsburgh Main Street, Fife. Entrance £4.00 Screening starts at 7.30pm

11th October 2013 Buster Keaton’s STEAMBOAT BILL JR (1928) silent film accompaniment on grand piano, with Hazel Morrison (percussion) and Roddy Long (violin). St. Michael and All Saints Church, Tollcross Edinburgh. http://www.stmichaelandallsaints.org/events/St%20Michael%20to%20All%20Saints_2013.pdf

1st September 2013 A DASH THROUGH THE CLOUDS (1912) 8 mins, and WINGS (1927) 141 mins Silent film piano accompaniments with Hazel Morrison on percussion, at Ayr’s The Gaiety Theatre as part of Prestwick World Festival of Flight

31st August 2013 WHAT A NIGHT! (1939) 11 mins silent film from the Scottish Screen Archive, with violinist Roddy Long. This screening was part of the Portobello Grande Royale Summer Seaside Variety Show

THE GOOSE WOMAN Commissioned by the Hippodrome Silent Film Festival 2013, supported by the PRS for Music Foundation, a new score to this silent film, for piano & flugel horn (Jane Gardner), percussion (Hazel Morrison), cello & musical saw (Su-a Lee), was premiered at the Closing Night Gala, March 2013 to great acclaim. A UK tour of the work is in preparation.

29th June 2013: ‘Stand Alone’ for choir and ensemble (2000, revised 2013) commissioned and performed by The Inchcolme New Music Ensemble of Heriot-Watt University. St. Giles Cathedral, Edinburgh 7.30pm

7th June 2013: WHAT A NIGHT! (1939) 11 mins from the Scottish Screen Archive. A collaboration with violinist Roderick Long, performed as the finale of a concert given by the music staff of St. George’s School, Edinburgh

February 2013: Buster Keaton’s THE GENERAL together with footage from the Scottish Screen Archive. Commissioned by St. Andrew’s University

November-December 2012: solo piano Hitchcock Silent film accompaniments at The Filmhouse, Edinburgh and at Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre: