Barcelona’s Gran Teatre del Liceu opened to a full home on Monday for its first live performance because it closed in March as a result of coronavirus pandemic.
Yet not a single particular person had tickets — and that’s as a result of every one of many corridor’s 2,292 seats was occupied by a houseplant.
During the occasion, which was the work of conceptual artist Eugenio Ampudia, the leafy crowd was handled to a efficiency of Puccini’s “Crisantemi” by the UceLi Quartet, in keeping with a press release from the Liceu. And though no people had been within the viewers, spectators may watch the “Concierto para el bioceno” through livestream.
Liceu’s press release didn’t embody any data as as to whether the vegetation had been regulars on the live performance corridor or inexperienced to the scene, nevertheless it did describe the occasion as “a highly symbolic act that defends the value of art, music and nature as a letter of introduction to our return to activity.”
The UceLi Quartet string quartet rehearses in entrance of its inexperienced viewers on Monday. After a wierd, painful interval, the creator, the Liceu’s inventive director and the curator Blanca de la Torre provide us a special perspective for our return to exercise, a perspective that brings us nearer to one thing as important as our relationship with nature.”
That clarification appears to beat across the bush, however one factor that’s crystal clear is that every of the vegetation will probably be donated to a well being care employee on the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona.
And that’s one thing we will all root for.
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