NEWS: Nils Frahm to Soundtrack Marianne Elliott’s Production of Heisenberg

It has been announced that recordings by composer, producer and pianist, Nils Frahm will form the soundtrack to Marianne Elliott’s upcoming production of Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle. 


Nils Frahm is known for blending classical composition with elements of electronica. Frahm’s albums include: Felt (2011) Screws (2012) and Spaces (2013).  His first film score release, Music for the Motion Picture Victoria,won the German Film prize for Best Soundtrack.  In 2015 he launched Piano Day, an official holiday celebrating the piano via various concerts and piano-related projects around the world. 

Written by Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and directed by Marianne Elliott, rehearsals for Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle begin this week.

Talking about the news of Nils Frahm’s involvement, Marianne Elliott said: “Simon Stephens’ play, Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle is full of beauty, wonder and surprise. I can’t think of a composer whose music better combines these elements than Nils Frahm. I have been an admirer of Nils for a long time and I am thrilled to have his glorious music as the soundtrack for my production.”

Opening for previews at the Wyndham’s Theatre from the 3rd October, Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle will star Anne-Marie Duff as Georgie and Kenneth Cranham as Alex.

In this uncertain world, who can predict what brings people together?  When two strangers meet by chance amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, their lives are changed forever. 

The creative team for Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle also includes many of the team Elliott worked with on her record- breaking production of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time including designer Bunny Christie, lighting designer Paule Constable, movement director Steven Hoggett and sound designer Ian Dickinson.

Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle will play at the Wyndham’s Theatre from the 3rd October 2017 until the 6th January 2018. To book tickets visit: Theatre.comTheatre Tickets, Love Theatre.comTheatre People.comand UK

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