Concorto Film Festival
Friday August, 28th
Entrance 8 euro
Projection of three Man Ray’s movies – Le retour à la raison, Emak Bakia and L’etoile de mer – with live concert of soundtracks composed by Teho Teardo.
Teho Teardo – guitars, electronics
Stefano Azzolina – viola
Elena de Stabile – violin
“Le retour à la raison”, soon to be published on vinyl by Specula Records, consists of three original soundtracks composed by Teho Teardo for Man Ray’s movies Le retour à la raison, Emak Bakia and L’etoile de mer.
The live show features Teardo on guitars and electronics accompanied by Stefano Azzolina on viola and Vanessa Cremaschi on violin, all three playing with the film projection in the background, as a tribute to Man Ray (Philadelphia 1890 – Paris 1976), painter, photographer, director and great Dadaist artist.
The concert also includes the contribution, during “L’etoile de mer”, of an orchestra composed by local guitar players who step in on stage to fill the air repeating one chord, C# minor.
Teho Teardo is a prominent contemporary musician and composer. He collaborated with Blixa Bargeld (Einsturzende Neubauten’s singer and ex guitarist of Nick Cave’s Bad Seeds) in the production of the LP “Still Similing” and EP “Smile!”; more recently, he composed the original soundtrack for the theatre play “Ballyturk” by Irish playwright Enda Walsh, featuring Cillian Murphy, Joe lally (Fugazi) and Lori Goldston (Nirvana’s cellist). Ballyturk’s soundtrack awarded Teardo the “Best Soundtrack” prize at the Irish Theatre Awards. Teardo is also one of the most active musicians involved with cinema, he created many soundtracks for important directors like Paolo Sorrentino, Andrea Molaioli, Daniele Vicari, Gabriele Salvatores, Guido Chiesa.
Teho Teardo will be part of the jury for the 2015 Concorto Film Festival.