Bergen International Festival 2019 English catalogue FiB Katalog EN 2019 lowres single pages - Page 15

OTH E R B ER G EN I N T ER N AT I ON AL FEST I VAL 2019 015 fm GR I E G H A L L E N FOY E R 1 ST FLO O R DATE /TI M E Wednesday 22 May at 13:30–17:00 Thursday 23 May at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–18:00 Friday 24 May at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–19:00 Saturday 25 May at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–20:00 Sunday 26 May at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–18:00 Monday 27 May at 16:00–18:00 Tuesday 28 May at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–18:00 Wednesday 29 May at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–20:00 Thursday 30 May at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–20:00 Friday 31 May at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–20:00 Saturday 01 June at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–18:00 Sunday 02 June at 13:00–15:00 Monday 03 June at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–18:00 Tuesday 04 June at 13:00–15:00 & 16:00–20:00 Wednesday 05 June at 13:00–16:00 Free admission VR Lounge loudspeakers produce a feeling of being at the centre of the music, the audience will experience the pieces in momentous detail. with Philharmonia Orchestra Equipped with VR headsets, the audience tra- vels from the conductor's podium and into outer space. In Mahler 3: Live from London, the last ten minutes of Mahler's epic third symphony is performed. Beethoven's Fifth was created to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Voyager 1 and 2 spacecraft, and combines the first movement of Beethoven's fifth symphony, play- ed by the orchestra, with images from space. ​ xperience the music from the real E ringside seats – where the musicians themselves sit. After contributing some of last year's VR expe- riences, the Philharmonia Orchestra this year presents its two latest virtual performances. For more than ten years, the British orchestra, led by chief conductor Esa-Pekka Salonen, has focused on reaching an audience beyond the traditional concert hall. Having developed groundbreaking sound technology in which 18 Beethoven's Fifth has won a Raindance Film Award and was selected for the VR cinema programme for the SXSW in 2018. WWW.FI B.N O/EN 015