Projections bring new life to exterior of Cincinnati’s Music Hall, welcome Langrée

Posted on: June 27, 2013

In Wednesday’s (6/26) Cincinnati Enquirer, Janelle Gelfand reports, “On Aug. 3 and 4 in Washington Park, Music Hall will take on a life of its own. The Cincinnati Symphony and Pops orchestra has announced LumenoCity, featuring mind-blowing visual effects using the historic landmark as a ‘canvas’ to the sounds of orchestral music in two free concerts in Washington Park. … The event is part of a community-wide celebration to usher in the era of Louis Langrée, the new music director of the CSO. The maestro will be in town to conduct the second half of the concert. The first half will be led by Pops conductor John Morris Russell, with members of the May Festival Chorus, dancers from Cincinnati Ballet’s CBII and singers from Cincinnati Opera. Although the digital technology has been used at places such as the Sydney Opera House, this is believed to be the first-ever use of a live orchestra as part of the show. ‘For the first time ever, LumenoCity will blur the lines between visual art and performance art, creating an urban experience that shines a light on our creative community,’ says Steve McGowan, of Landor Assoc., which is creating the visual effects.”

Posted June 27, 2013