The Hong Kong Philharmonic is claiming a breakthrough.
HK Phil (music director Jaap Van Zweden) is pleased to launch a series of Arts Tech programmes in its 2022/23 and 2023/24 Seasons. The inaugural programme will be the world premiere of The Metaverse Symphony by Hong Kong composer Elliot Leung, which will be held in May 2023 at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall….
The metaverse performance will take place in a re-creation of Hong Kong’s iconic Statue Square, and will be a fully immersive experience that showcases the unlimited possibilities of music in a virtual world.
Benedikt Fohr, HK Phil Chief Executive, said, “Innovative technology may lead arts of all kinds to new horizons. The HK Phil is proud to present our first-ever Arts Tech programme, connecting emerging composer Elliot Leung and our valued partners in creating the first metaverse-inspired symphony. Down this path we are committed to exploring the world of music with innovative, creative use of technology.”
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