My Best Girl accompanied by The Elysian Quartet
28th May 2010, Kings Place
A delightful romantic comedy starring Mary Pickford with music from the only British string quartet of its generation dedicated exclusively to contemporary and experimental music.
Birds Eye View brings a fantastic programme of world-class musicians and classic silent films to major arts venue and creative hub Kings Place.
My Best Girl, directed by Sam Taylor and starring Mary Pickford is the tale of Maggie. Maggie falls in love with Joe, her new colleague in the stock room, unaware that he is the son of the department store owner working undercover to prove his business skills.
The Elysian Quartet is one of the UK’s most innovative young ensembles. They have worked with artists as diverse as virtuoso beat-boxer Killa Kela, jazz pianist Keith Tippett, and experimental electronic composer Simon Fisher-Turner.
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