Brian Eno - Ships - Teatro La Fenice


Brian Eno - Ships

La Fenice Opera House


for soloists and amplified orchestra
world premiere
Commission, production La Biennale di Venezia
In collaboration with Teatro La Fenice

The performance lasts about 75 minutes

Brian Eno receives the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in Music 2023 for his research into the quality, beauty and diffusion of digital sound and for his conception of the acoustic space as a compositional instrument.

Ca’ Giustinian, San Marco 1364/A – 30124 Venezia
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Voice Brian Eno
Additional voice Peter Serafinowicz
Vocals Melanie Pappenheim
Guitars Leo Abrahams
Keyboards Peter Chilvers, Baltic Sea Philarmonic
Conducted and live orchestrated by Kristjan Järvi

The renowned composer, producer, visual artist and activist, tireless innovator in the fields of compositional creativity and applied digital sound technology, will present the world premiere of his project Ships at the Teatro La Fenice, in a performance featuring the Baltic Sea Philharmonic conducted by Kristjan Järvi, together with actor Peter Serafinowicz, guitarist and long-term collaborator Leo Abrahams, and software designer Peter Chilvers. Brian Eno himself will also be present on stage, interacting with the orchestral atmospheres diffused and processed for the theatre’s particular acoustic space.

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