Events | Silent Salon

Los Angeles | August 23, 2014

Still from "The Immigrant"

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and Villa Aurora present: 2nd Annual Silent Salon

featuring the Villa Aurora Pipe Organ

4 Nights of Picnic & Film

Our popular summer program SILENT SALON is back!
Once again, we will celebrate the Villa Aurora pipe organ, and open our gardens for patrons to come early and picnic, watch the sunset and then settle into the salon for a program of comedies by Hollywood’s leading comedians.

Saturday, August 23 @ 8:00 p.m.


Program (curated by Christoph Bull):

Buster Keaton in Cops (1922, 18 min.)
Koko’s Earth Control (Max Fleischer,1928, 6 min.)
A Trip To The Moon (Georges Méliès,1902, 15 min.)
Charlie Chaplin in Kid Auto Races At Venice (1914, 6 min.)
Charlie Chaplin in The Immigrant (1917, 24 min.)

One of the world’s most unique organ artists, equally versed in classical and popular music, Christoph Bull has performed in Europe, the United States, El Salvador, Russia and India, at venues including Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Lincoln Center in New York, the Catholic Cathedrals of Moscow, Salzburg and Saint-Denis, as well as rock clubs such as The Viper Room, The Roxy and The Whisky in Los Angeles.
He has won first and second prizes in numerous organ and songwriting competitions, including Jugend Musiziert, Chamber Music Competition of the City of Bad Dürkheim, Michael Masser Songwriting Competition, Berklee Songwriting Competition, International Organ Competition Marcello Galanti.

Location: Villa Aurora, 520 Paseo Miramar, Los Angeles, CA 90272 Street Parking is available on Los Liones Drive. Shuttle starts at 5:30 pm on Los Liones Drive, off Sunset Boulevard two blocks North East of Pacific Coast Highway. Please do not park on the Topanga State Park Lot!


The grounds open at 5:30 pm


Tickets are $15; Friends of Villa Aurora $10


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