Above: Promotional graphic for the film, "The Sound of the Carceri."
On April 5th starting at 7pm, come to the San Diego Museum of Art for a pre-film lecture and film beginning at 8pm. The film screening will be "The Sound Of The Carceri."
Yo-Yo Ma continues his investigations into the relationship between music and visual art. In this film the talented cellist plays the music of Bach in a virtual prison based on the etchings of Giovanni Battista Piranesi - known as the Carceri.
Along the way, audiences hear from Architect Moshe Safdie and others while learning of Piranesi's only built church project, the Santa Maria del Priorato. Before the film, Dr. John Marciari, Curator of European Art and Head of Provenance Research, will speak about Piranesi, Rome, and the Arts of Design.
Running time: 55 minutes; not rated.
Cost: $5 members, students, military, seniors/$10 nonmembers