• “The atmosphere was absolutely magical… hundreds of people seemed utterly spellbound.” (East End Film Festival 2012)

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  • “One of the spring’s coolest events… Minima capture the film’s disturbing mood perfectly.” (Daily Telegraph)

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  • “Minima are one of the leading bands accompanying silent film in Europe.” (Robert Rider, Head of Cinema, Barbican Centre, London)

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  • Frankenstein

    14 May 2018: University of London’s immersive “Living Frankenstein” event on May 23rd will feature our live score to an extract of the classic 1931 James Whale film.

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  • Malta International Arts Festival

    6 Apr 2018: We are very excited to announce that we will be playing our score to “The Phantom of the Opera” at this year’s Malta International Arts Festival on July 5th.

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  • 50th Phantom show

    18 Dec 2017: The fabulous 1925 Phantom of the Opera, featuring Lon Chaney, is now our most popular score. We have our 50th show coming up in February. Here’s to the next 50!

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  • New CD: The Phantom of the Opera

    15 Jun 2017: After more than three years of playing this score we now have a CD of it available for sale, a live concert recording from performances between 2014 and 2016.

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  • Vampyr at the Barbican

    30 Nov 2016: We are accompanying a special screening of “Vampyr”, in all its Lynch-esque bizarreness at London’s Barbican Centre on January 8th, with Stephen Horne.

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  • 10 years, 200 shows

    11 Aug 2016: Today is the tenth anniversary of the first Minima performance, which took place underneath London Bridge. Our next show – Swansea in October – will be our 200th!

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  • New CD: Nosferatu & Dr. Caligari

    19 Jul 2016: We are very pleased to be releasing the recording of our “Nosferatu” soundtrack, on a new joint CD along with highlights from “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari”.

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  • Shuffle Festival

    14 Jun 2016: Minima and Stephen Horne will premiere a new score for William Raban’s acclaimed 1986 “Thames Film” at this year’s magical outdoor Shuffle Festival.

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  • New film score: Vampyr

    5 Jan 2016: Minima have been working with silent film piano accompanist Stephen Horne on a rescore to this 1932 Carl Dreyer film. The first screening is in March 2016.

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