The Paris Orchestra partners with the museum for a live virtual concert
The Orchester de Paris has found a new audience among the city’s statues and paintings Orsay Museum.
To compensate for the lack of authorized public performances in France, the ensemble must play a live concert from the hall on Saturdays and bring the music directly to an audience via a live broadcast on the museum site and on the music television channel. French Mezzo.
“The idea is to be able to welcome a virtual audience, to make them enjoy this concert that was planned and then for them to be able to see perhaps in more detail what they would not have seen otherwise, that is – in other words, everything that the museum can offer: paintings, sculptures, everything that we can bring in addition to what the Paris orchestra brings ”, explains Sandra Bernhard, the museum’s musical programmer.
Dominated by the statues of Rodin and the art of Courbet, the orchestra will perform Ravel’s compositions including his famous “Boléro”.
The musicians will be led by a young Spanish conductor Pablo Haras-Casado.
“This event will be able to travel to people, to everyone and share the beauty … we cannot go to the concert, we cannot go to the museum, but we can bring the museum and the music to the people”, said Haras-Casado
The concert will air tonight, Saturday, at 8:30 p.m. Central European Time.