The renown silent film accompanist, Neil Brand, will join Mark Underwood for his presentation Hearing Voices in the Noise, exploring the phenomena of audio hallucination, and its possible connections to the way we perceive sound and moving image.
Neil Brand has been a silent film accompanist for over 30 years, regularly in London at the Barbican and BFI National Film Theatres, throughout the UK and at film festivals and special events around the world, where he has inaugurated the School of Music and Image to teach up-and-coming young pianists about silent film accompaniment.
Neil is becoming well-known as a TV presenter on BBC4 with his hugely successful series Sound of Cinema, The Music that Made the Movies and Sound of Song, is a regular presenter on Radio 4’s Film Programme, a Fellow of Aberystwyth University and a Visiting Professor of the Royal College of Music. He is considered one of the finest improvising piano accompanists in the world. www.neilbrand.com