Architectural detail of window arches on Old South Church in Boston

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THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME silent film starring Lon Chaney

Date:
July 3, 2019
Time:
7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Location:
Sanctuary

The silent film masterpiece, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE-DAME, starring Lon Chaney in his most poignant role, will be presented on the big screen with live improvised musical accompaniment. 

Peter Krasinski, known worldwide as a leading improvisational accompanist of silent film, will provide a "composition in real time" utilizing the spectacular 1921 Skinner pipe organ (opus 308) at Old South Church in Boston on Wednesday, July 3, 7:30 PM.
 
After greetings and citations from the French Consulate, the evening proceeds with the singing of the National Anthems of France and United States.

A prelude to the film will also include a multi-media presentation of a moving remembrance of the day a tragic fire almost destroyed one of the world’s most cherished landmarks.
 
Proceeds from the event will be set aside to fund the complete restoration of the Great Organ and the Choir Organ of Notre Dame de Paris which were damaged by the fire on April 15, 2019
  
Ticket are $10 for the general public. Tickets are priced at $5 for students with a current ID, any member of any branch of the military or fire department, any member of AAM, ATOS and AGO members. Children under 12 will be admitted free.