Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff sitting at the piano

HOCKET: Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff

Photoplay Music: New Works for the Silent Film Era

“Brilliant” — Los Angeles Times

Piano duo HOCKET revives the silent film era with their new project Photoplay Music: New works for the silent film era, a cinematic concert experience. 

Harkening back to the early days of Hollywood when a pianist accompanied every silent film screening, Photoplay features newly commissioned works for two pianos, as well as works for toy pianos, melodicas, accordion and more. Known for their exuberant performance style, HOCKET members Sarah Gibson and Thomas Kotcheff breathe new life into classic works of cinema, creating a concert experience that will delight both film and music aficionados.

One of the two Yamaha CFX Pianos for this performance was donated courtesy of Faust Harrison Pianos and Yamaha Corporation of America.

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