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Light Odyssey

90 Musicians. 15 Animators. 1 Amazing Show. 
Light Odyssey, brought the iconic Empress Ballroom in the Winter Gardens to life with 2D and 3D light animation, pushing the boundaries of light, space and sound.  Partnering with QED Productions, 24 top-of-the-range projectors transformed the ballroom’s interior into a giant canvas with international teams of animators responding to the architecture’s unparalleled grandeur.


Debussy - Prelude de l’après midi d’un faune (animated by Matt and Rob Vale of Illuminos, UK)
Saint-Saëns  -  Danse Macabre (animated by Nick Azidis And Rose Staff)                                
Barber - Adagio for Strings (animated by Joe Mason, UK)
Bernstein - Symphonic Dances from West Side Story                      
Copland - Fanfare for the Common Man; Simple Gifts (from Appalachian Spring) (animated by Dan Shorten of Anomic Multimedia, UK)
Saint-Saëns - Bacchanalle from Samson et Delilah (animated by Florian Rabl, Germany)      
Vaughan Williams - English Folk Songs Suite                                       
Britten - Four Sea Interludes from Peter Grimes; Dawn/Sunday Morning Moonlight/Storm (animated by Ruth Taylor from The Netherlands and the UK's Guildhall School of Music and Drama)