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Thursday, 28 October 2021

Vital Signs for the Planet: combining music with new dramatic footage from NASA and National Geographic to demonstrate the impact of climate change in the last 20 years

Vital Signs for the Planet

Vital Signs for the Planet
 is being presented on 2 November 2021 at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall as part of Global Climate Uprising Festival at COP26 in Glasgow. The event is supported by Bloomberg Philanthropies. Vital Signs for the Planet will involve a 100-strong symphony orchestra of young musicians from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland and its Junior Conservatoire, conducted by Emil de Cou, in a 90-minute live spectacular blend of sound and cinematic visuals; combining music with new dramatic footage from NASA and National Geographic to demonstrate the impact of climate change in the last 20 years. 

Music will include excerpts from RVW's Sinfonia Antartica and Debussy's La mer, music by Vivaldi and Michael Giacchino, plus a live performance of Unwritten by Natasha Bedingfield.

The Global Climate Uprising Festival is an international collaboration of environmental organisations, educational and cultural institutions, artists and activists, who will present their work in climate change research, advocacy and new solutions through media, art, and technology at COP26

Full details from the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall website.

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