Optical Music Series

 

In The Nursery’s Optical Music Series – new soundtracks & live cinema events that provide modern scores to classic silent films.



Over 100 performances worldwide

Leeds International Film Festival | Sheffield International Documentary Festival | Festival Internacional Cervantino, Mexico | Braunschweig International Film Festival, Germany | Freiburg Film Forum, Germany | Barbican, London | ICA, London | Melbourne International Film Festival | New Zealand International Film Festival | Perth Revelations Film Festival | New Forms Festival, Vancouver | Istanbul International Film Festival | Commonwealth Film Festival | DokuFest, Kosovo | Screamin’ Athens Horror Festival | Sensoria Festival, Sheffield | Wave Gotik Treffen, Leipzig | Silent Movie Theatre, Los Angeles | Grace Cathedral, San Francisco | Hong Kong Arts Centre | MOFFOM, Prague | Pravo Ljudski Film Festival, Sarajevo.

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Optical Music Series news

New album review – The Wire

New album review – The Wire

September 5, 2019

In The Nursery’s new soundtrack The Seashell and the Clergyman has received it’s first review;

Performances of new scores for silent films have been a mainstay of film festivals in recent years, offering rich creative prompts for composers. These remained scores have been a core part of Sheffield based duo In The Nursery’s output since the......

Live premiere of In The Nursery’s new soundtrack – The Seashell & the Clergyman

Live premiere of In The Nursery’s new soundtrack – The Seashell & the Clergyman

May 21, 2019

In The Nursery are pleased to announce that the live premiere of their new soundtrack will be at HOME, Manchester on Sunday 9 June.

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The Fall of the House of Usher

The Fall of the House of Usher

July 1, 2015
The Fall of the House of Usher

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In The Nursery’s new score is designed to accompany Jean Epstein & Luis Bunuel’s 1928 interpretation of Edgar Allan Poe’s classic tale of paranoia and suspense. Polish-born director Jean Epstein was heavily influenced by French Impressionism, as well as the conventions of German Expressionism. The Fall of......