Matti Bye Ensemble

Playing a variety of instruments that include piano, glockenspiel, violin, and percussion, the Matti Bye Ensemble is led by Matti Bye, silent-movie pianist at the Swedish Film Institute since 1989 and one of his country’s leading film composers. The ensemble members include Kristian Holmgren, Henrik Olsson, and Laura Naukkarinen.

The Matti Bye Ensemble will accompany Battleship Potemkin (Saturday, June 3, at 7:15 pm) and A Man There Was (Sunday, June 4, at 2:00 pm)


Matti Bye Ensemble performs to Pandora's Box at the 17th San Francisco Silent Film Festival
Film by Carter Gunn.