Ashley Wood Festival 2013

Patron: Ralph Fiennes Artistic director: Jim Driscoll

"This is what all festivals should be like" (Fyfe Dangerfield)

The Phantom of the Opera, 8.30pm, 5th July 2013

A rare screening of this 1925 silent movie classic, featuring a live soundtrack by the acclaimed six-piece free improvisation band Zaum.

Phantom of the Opera

Cathy Stevens - violectra
Geoff Hearn - saxophones
Karen Wimhurst - clarinets
Udo Dzeizanowski - guitar
Adrain Newton - computer samples
Tony Gill - drums

"the most exciting group operating in jazz today" (Penguin Guide to Jazz)

"music that almost never treads water and promises a surprise round every corner" (John Fordham, The Guardian)

their 2007 CD "is quite simply the best improvised record in more than a decade" (The Wire)

Tickets just £8 (£6 conc), available here.