New Straits Times
When music meets science
Merging artistry and science in an incredible multimedia symphonic experience, MPO’s latest concerts will be a breathtaking musical journey, writes Dennis Chua
TNational Geographic: Symphony For Our World, to be held at Dewan Filharmonik Petronas in KLCC, Kuala Lumpur as part of its efforts to present innovative programmes for music lovers.
The concerts will be held at 8.30pm tomorrow and 3pm on Sunday.
The MPO will collaborate with conductor Jessica Gethin to merge artistry and science with groundbreaking footage condensed into one incredible multimedia symphonic experience.
The concerts will witness stunning visuals merge seamlessly with a glorious symphony and theme, evoking nature in all its magical splendour, each movement a powerful homage to the wonder and beauty of Earth.
Driven by a five-part composition, the concerts will bring the audience from the depths of the sea to the magnificent coastlines, over the mountains and soaring into the sky.
It will be a breathtaking musical journey through some of the world’s most incredible wildlife spectacles, interspersed with first-hand accounts from legendary National Geographic explorers.
The award-winning Gethin has won praises for her dynamic energy and outstanding musicianship.
Recognised for her repertoire diversity (from opera and ballet to film scores), she has performed all around Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
The concerts will also feature Malaysian Institute of Art’s Mixed Voices Choir.
The concerts are in conjunction with MPO’s 20th anniversary celebration this year.
Tickets; RM113 to RM226.
Call 03-2331 7007.