Opera houses might all be locked down for the moment but we can still enjoy opera and plan future trips. Here are some things we found interesting, entertaining or both.

Concert for the Biocene

On the 22nd of June the 'Concert for the Biocene' was broadcast by streaming, in which the UceLi Quartet performed Puccini's 'Crisantemi' from Barcelona's Teatro de Liceu...for an audience of 2,292 plants.

What seems like a slightly bizarre idea to begin with, is actually very beautiful. The music and imagery reminding us of the early days of the lockdown, as the natural world flowed into the places deserted by humans.

The plants were subsequently delivered to 2,292 health professionals, specifically from the Hospital Clínic in Barcelona, accompanied by a certificate from the artist. 

 

2020-06-25

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