The event was organized under the slogan '13 Most Beautiful Songs... a Soundtrack for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests'. The project is an audio-visual experiment where live music comes to compete with Andy Warhol's Screen Tests. Tickets are on sale at the Green Hours, 120 Calea Victoriei.
Shot between 1967 and 1979, the Screen Tests feature various artists, dancers, players, actors- from la Dennis Hopper, Bob Dylan, David Bowie and Lou Reed, but also people unknown to the public.
Lucian Ban started the project '13 Most Beautiful Songs... a Soundtrack for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests', imagining the perfect soundtrack for these films.
The New York-based pianist and composer Lucian Ban, who is of Romanian origins, is seen as one of the most talented and original pianists in New York in the last 10 years.
Mat Maneri, born on October 4th, 1969 in Brooklyn, New York is an American composer, improviser and jazz violin and viola player, specifically derivatives such as the five-string viola, the electric six-string violin, and the baritone violin. He is the son of the saxophonist Joe Maneri.
See below an excerpt of the project 3 Most Beautiful Songs... a Soundtrack for Andy Warhol's Screen Tests