historic film and live music

Adapted from the controversial Oscar Wilde play Salomé, is set in the court of King Herod and follows the heroine’s ill fated desire for John the Baptist.

Nazimova’s extravagant performance in the title role along with the lavishly opulent art nouveau designs of Natacha Rambova, (the future Mrs Rudolph Valentino) make for a sumptuously fantastic piece of cinema quite unlike anything else.

With the four musicians playing from two towers flanking each side of the giant silver screen, this performance delivers an exotic cocktail of rare silent cinema, sensuality, melodrama and dramatic percussion …

Contact for bookings: salome@soundaffairs.co.uk


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First performance at New Theatre Royal, Portsmouth on 10 October 2009

21.07.12    BUXTON Festival
09.07.12    LICHFIELD Festival
06.07.12    CHELTENHAM Music Festival
03.04.12    CARDIFF Sherman Cymru
11.03.12    TRALEE Siamsa Tire, Ireland
08.03.12    NEWBRIDGE Riverbank, Ireland
07.03.12    SLIGO Hawks Well Theatre, Ireland
05.03.12    KILKENNY Watergate Theatre, Ireland
03.03.12    BRAY Mermaid Arts Centre, Ireland
01.03.12    SWANSEA Taliesin Arts Centre
16.02.12    LANCASTER Nuffield Theatre
09.02.12    LONDON Purcell Room, Southbank Centre
27.01.12    CARDIGAN Theatr Mwldan
26.01.12    ABERGAVENNY Borough Theatre
25.01.12    MOLD Clwyd Theatr Cymru
24.01.12    MOLD Clwyd Theatr Cymru
29.10.11    MANCHESTER Royal Northern College of Music
28.10.11    TEWKESBURY Roses Theatre
14.11.09    COLCHESTER Lakeside Theatre
13.11.09    HALESWORTH The Cut
12.11.09    SPALDING South Holland Centre
07.11.09    CARMARTHEN Lyric Theatre
03.11.09    NEWPORT Riverfront
30.10.09    BRISTOL St Georges
29.10.09    CHESTER ChristChurch
28.10.09    LIVERPOOL Unity Theatre
27.10.09    BROMSGROVE Artrix
23.10.09    HOLYHEAD Ucheldre Centre
22.10.09    PWLLHELI Neuadd Dwyfor
21.10.09    PONTARDAWE Arts Centre
19.10.09    MILTON KEYNES The Stables
17.10.09    LONDON Drill Hall
14.10.09    MALVERN Forum Theatre
10.10.09    PORTSMOUTH New Theatre Royal (premiere)

This project has been financially supported by:

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The Oakdale Trust

 Salome 1 - off white (home)2  Salome 2 - blue (about) 2  Salome 3 - green (photos) 2  Salome 5 - Red (film) 2
 Salome 4 - purple (background) 2  Salome 6 - yellow (tech) 2  Salome 7 - turquoise (music) 2  Salome 8 - orange (instruments) 2