FILM & MUSIC


ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACKS
TO HISTORIC REELS

The three musician brothers Nolan, Simon and Brian Quinn, jointly Q3, have a long-standing and thorough experience in composition and live performance of original soundtracks to silent-film masterpieces. Their productions have featured guest musicians Kurt Rosenwinkel, Max De Aloe, Oliver Illi, Tomek Soltys.

COMING SOON...

TERJE VIGEN PREMIÈRE

10.11.2017 | Kino Lichtspiele | Klosterplatz 20, Olten, CH
12.11.2017 | Teatro Sociale | Piazza Governo, Bellinzona, CH

TERJE VIGEN EUROPEAN TOUR 2018

8.5.2018 | KAOS Halle | Wilhelminenhofstr. 92, Berlin, DE
9.5.2018 | Festival Nordischer Klang 2018 | Kulturzentrum St. Spiritus | Lange Str. 49/51, Greifswald, DE
10.5.2018 | Peter und der Jazz | Peter-Weiss-Haus, Doberaner Str. 21, Rostock, D
11.5.2018 | Schloss Kummerow | Dorfstraße 114, Kummerow, D
16.5.2018 | Cinema Blenio | Corzoneso Piano, Acquarossa, CH
18.5.2018 | Studio Foce | Via Foce 1, Lugano, CH
19.5.2018 | Aosta, I

Soundtrack commissioned by Filmverein Lichtspiele Olten.
With the support of Fondation SUISA.

 
 
 

«TERJE VIGEN»

Bass player and composer Simon Quinn writes an original soundtrack to Victor Sjöström's 1917 film adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's poem «Terje Vigen» («A Man There Was»).

Soundtrack commissioned by Filmverein Lichtspiele Olten.
With the support of Fondation SUISA.

 
  Verein Kino Lichtspiele Olten  Fondation SUISA  
 

«Terje Vigen: Skådespel i fyra akter»
Sweden, 1917

After the poem by Henrik Ibsen
Directed by Victor Sjöström
Photography by J. Julius
Screenplay by Gustaf Molander and Victor Sjöström
Produced by AB Svenska Biografteatern


PERFORMED AT

2017
Première | Kino Lichtspiele | Klosterplatz 20, Olten, CH
Teatro Sociale | Piazza Governo, Bellinzona, CH

 
 
 

«BERGFILM!»

Brothers Nolan, Simon and Brian Quinn, together «Q3», compose an original soundtrack to a selection of scenes from mountain films of the 1920s and 1930s.

Soundtrack commissioned by Swiss Alpine Club and Oggimusica.
With the support of Radiotelevisione svizzera Rete Due.

 
  Club Alpino Svizzero Sezione Ticino  Associazione OGGIMUSICA  Radiotelevisione svizzera-Rete Due  
 

Excerpts from «Der heilige Berg», «Die weisse Hölle vom Piz Palü», «Stürme über dem Montblanc»
Germany, 1926, 1929, 1931

Directed by Dr. Arnold Fanck
Featuring Luis Trenker, Leni Riefenstahl, Sepp Rist, a.o.


PERFORMED AT

2013
Première «Lugano Modern» | Conservatorio Svizzera italiana | Lugano, CH
«Jazz in Olten» | Kino Lichtspiele | Olten, CH

2014
Centro S. Carlo | Bellinzona, CH

2015
Cinema Teatro Blenio | Corzoneso Piano, Acquarossa, CH
Schweizer Alpen Club Sektion Basel | Basel, CH

2016
Teatro Sociale | Bellinzona, CH

 
 
 

«NANOOK OF THE NORTH»

Robert Flaherty's 1922 documentary «Nanook of the North» is the first silent masterwork to which Q3 is commissioned an original soundtrack. Over the years, the project has featured musicians Kurt Rosenwinkel, Max De Aloe and Oliver Illi.

Soundtrack commissioned by Chiassocultura.

«Nanook of the North. A Story of Life and Love in the Actual Arctic»
USA, 1922

Directed by Robert Flaherty
Photography and screenplay by Robert Flaherty
Produced by Revillon Frères


PERFORMED AT

2007
Première | Cinema Teatro | Chiasso, CH
Cinema sotto le stelle | Cinema Plaza | Mendrisio, CH
Festival Estivalugano | Piazza S. Rocco | Lugano, CH
Le Bourg | Lausanne, CH
Gallarate Jazz Festival | V edizione | Gallarate, I
Osteria del Teatro | Banco, CH
CS()A Il Molino | Lugano, CH

2008
Ass. cult. Amici nell’Arte | Cardano al Campo, I | featuring Max De Aloe
Jazzin'it Vignola | XX edizione | Vignola, I | featuring Max De Aloe
Istituto Svizzero di Roma | Roma, I | featuring Max De Aloe

2009
Jazzwerkstatt Bern | Bern, CH | featuring Max De Aloe
Divertimanno «Confronti» | Sala Aragonite, Manno, CH | featuring Max De Aloe
Oratorio S. Pietro | Sonvico, CH | featuring Max De Aloe
Suoni e Visioni Festival Multimediale | XIX edizione | Milano, I | featuring Max De Aloe & Kurt Rosenwinkel
Scuola d'arti e mestieri dell'elettrotecnica e della meccanica | Bellinzona, CH | featuring Max De Aloe
Festival Airolo in transizione | Cinema Leventina, Airolo, CH | featuring Max De Aloe
Festival letterario Parolario 2009 | Piazza Cavour, Como, IT | featuring Max De Aloe

2013
Kino Lichtspiele | Olten, CH | featuring Oliver Illi

2016
Museo d'Arte Mendrisio | «Il grande nord di Per Kirkeby» | Mendisio, CH | featuring Oliver Illi
Teatro Sociale | Arogno, CH | featuring Oliver Illi

2017
KAOS Halle | Berlin, D
Festival «Nordischer Klang» | Greifswald, D

 
 
 

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