The legendary composer and innovator Brian Eno brings his project “Ships” to the prestigious La Fenice Opera House on October 21, 2023, as part of La Biennale Musica 2023. This event marks the world premiere of Eno’s latest creation, showcasing his visionary approach to digital sound and the exploration of acoustic space as a compositional tool.
Eno, renowned for his contributions to music, art, and technology, has been honored with the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement in 2023. His relentless pursuit of quality, beauty, and innovation in the realm of digital sound has made a profound impact on the field.
For the performance of “Ships”, Eno collaborates with the Baltic Sea Philharmonic led by conductor Kristjan Järvi. The project also features the talents of actor Peter Serafinowicz, guitarist Leo Abrahams, and software designer Peter Chilvers, all joining Eno on stage. Together, they create a mesmerizing blend of diffused orchestral atmospheres and interactive elements, taking full advantage of the acoustic space of Teatro La Fenice.
The production of this extraordinary event is a collaboration between La Biennale di Venezia and Sunbeam Productions. With a team of skilled sound engineers, including Chris Ekers and Kaarel Tamra, the technical aspects of “Ships” are meticulously crafted to ensure an immersive and transformative sonic experience.
Prepare to be captivated by Brian Eno’s unparalleled creativity and his ability to push the boundaries of music and technology. “Ships” promises to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to witness the visionary genius of one of the most influential figures in contemporary music. Don’t miss the chance to be a part of this historic world premiere at La Fenice Opera House during La Biennale Musica 2023.
Location: La Fenice Opera House, Venice
Schedule: Oct. 21, 2023